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 Cynthia Coffman, Former Colorado Attorney General, Shares Journey Toward Supporting LGBTQ Protections

By Adam Polaski • November 12, 2020, 9:54 am As a Republican who’s worked toward building communities where all LGBTQ people can thrive, Cynthia Coffman has had a front-row seat to how many of her fellow conservatives have journeyed toward supporting dignity and respect for all LGBTQ Americans.

Analysis | A License to Discriminate Could Be Rejected by the Supreme Court. Here’s Why:

By Jon Davidson • November 10, 2020, 10:19 am Our Chief Counsel Jon Davidson listened in on oral arguments in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, the next landmark case for LGBTQ freedom. He came away thinking there was hope that a broad license to discriminate would be rejected. Here's what he learned.

What to Expect When You’re Electing: 2020

By Shane Stahl • November 2, 2020, 9:51 am Not only is the highest office in the land up for grabs, but newly elected officials could consider and pass federal and state legislation to protect LGBTQ people in key areas of everyday life including housing, employment, and public spaces.

Fulton v. City of Philadelphia: What’s at Stake and Who’s Affected

By Shane Stahl • October 30, 2020, 3:47 pm There is so much at stake in the case of Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, which the Supreme Court will hear on November 4.

My takeaway from last week’s Amy Coney Barrett hearings

By Jon Davidson • October 19, 2020, 10:30 am As we head into a final Senate vote on Judge Barrett, remind your se high the stakes are for LGBTQ freedom—and that they must make passing the Equality Act a priority.

Hispanic Heritage Month: A Story Collection

By Shane Stahl • October 7, 2020, 12:34 pm

As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close it’s important to lift up the voices of Hispanic and Latinx LGBTQ people, who may face discrimination on multiple levels, including their sexual orientation or gender identity.

We Have a Supreme Court Nominee. Here’s How We Move Forward

By Shane Stahl • September 29, 2020, 11:30 am How we continue to fight to protect all LGBTQ people from discrimination following the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett.

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.