News & Updates

With so much momentum for LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections across the country — as well as many attacks from opponents working to push through anti-LGBTQ proposals — Freedom for All Americans is here to keep you as informed as possible, with daily blog content providing insight into the latest in this national campaign and the ever-changing landscape of LGBTQ nondiscrimination.

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Republican Lawmakers and Leaders Submit Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Case of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

By Adam Polaski • September 18, 2020, 5:04 pm Dozens of current and former Republican elected officials and other conservative thought leaders even spoke directly to the justices through a “friend-of-the-court” brief making the conservative case for LGBTQ freedom.

#BiWeek 2020 | Breaking Down Bisexuality

By Shane Stahl • September 18, 2020, 11:02 am Bisexual people are our friends, family, neighbors and coworkers. It’s important to recognize their experiences as part of the larger LGBTQ community, and those specific to being bisexual. Here, we’ve gathered some facts, figures, and firsthand accounts of what it means to be bisexual in America. 

The Supreme Court could soon implement a broad right to discriminate.

By Megan Clayton • August 20, 2020, 4:22 pm Fulton v. City of Philadelphia will impact the lives of nearly half a million foster children. Thousands of conservatives, businesses and community leaders are speaking out.

IN THE NEWS: Alaska legislators, Congress need to provide LGBTQ protections

By Communications Team • July 6, 2020, 12:22 pm An oped by Rina Kowalski, a proud Indigenous LGBTQ2+ Activist, the founder of Indigenous Lives Matter and Mother of two who lives in Fairbanks.

The Last Five Years: Marriage Equality, Other Milestones, and The Ones We Have Yet to Pass

By Shane Stahl • June 26, 2020, 10:06 am Five years ago today, marriage equality became the law of the land when the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges—a watershed moment in American history. Read our reflection on this anniversary—and the work still to be done to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination.

A historic decision just came down from the Supreme Court. Here’s what it means for LGBTQ freedom:

By Megan Clayton • June 16, 2020, 10:20 am This is big. It’s a watershed moment for our community, and for our nation’s continued drive toward freedom. But we still need to finish the job of protecting every LGBTQ American from discrimination.

Federal officials just rolled back LGBTQ healthcare protections

By Lola Olateju • June 13, 2020, 9:45 am Federal officials just rolled back LGBTQ healthcare protections. LGBTQ patients in 29 states can be refused care. Fight back by signing the pledge today!

Freedom for all means just that: Freedom for all

By Kasey Suffredini • June 4, 2020, 3:04 pm As an organization dedicated to securing equal treatment for all LGBTQ Americans, we stand in solidarity with our Black LGBTQ community members—and all Black Americans—in mourning George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and the millions of other Black Americans whose lives have been taken throughout our nation's history of oppression and systemic racism.  

Guest post: I’m fighting for my transgender son Aidan. For Mother’s Day, I’m hoping other moms will join me.

By Lola Olateju • May 10, 2020, 10:30 am On Mother's Day and every day, Sheila shares her story to fight for her transgender son Aidan. Will you share your story today?

Mythbuster: The Equality Act

By Communications Team • May 8, 2020, 1:25 pm Anti-LGBTQ activists are spreading lies and misconceptions about what the Equality Act does and doesn’t do. Here are the facts.

After Virginia, 1 thing you can do to help win LGBTQ protections nationwide

By Megan Clayton • April 11, 2020, 1:56 pm Moments ago, Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Values Act, making Virginia the 21st state, and the first state in the South, to fully protect LGBTQ people from discrimination!

(Not) Losing My Religion: People of Faith Advocating for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

By Shane Stahl • April 10, 2020, 2:53 pm People of all faith backgrounds are opening their hearts and minds to their LGBTQ friends, and standing firmly in favor of comprehensive nondiscrimination protections. 

Don and Bill: Love, Laughs, and Legacy

By Shane Stahl • February 14, 2020, 10:07 am Bill Moore, now happily married to his loving husband Clint, reflects on the life of his friend and former partner Don Zarda, and how his legacy is helping make the case that LGBTQ Americans should be protected from discrimination.

FFAA’s New Year’s Resolution: Continue the Fight For Nondiscrimination Protections in the Next Decade

By Shane Stahl • December 30, 2019, 4:27 pm As we approach the new year, how do we keep the momentum going towards our ultimate goal of securing nondiscrimination protections for all LGBTQ people, in all areas of life, in every state across the country? Here’s a list of FFAA’s New Year’s Resolutions – ways to help move us forward in 2020:   

Former Texas House Speaker Shares How His Republican Values Motivate His Support for LGBTQ Dignity

By Adam Polaski • November 19, 2019, 3:33 pm "As a lifelong Republican, I believe all Americans should have the opportunity to work and the freedom to go about their daily lives without the fear of discrimination."