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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Breaking Down the Binary: Two-Spirit

By Shane Stahl • July 11, 2019, 1:05 pm Read our latest in the Breaking Down the Binary blog series, and learn more about Two-Spirit gender identity.

Three years after a win in Massachusetts, overwhelming support for nationwide LGBTQ protections

By Megan Clayton • July 8, 2019, 6:09 pm We’re celebrating three years since Massachusetts became the 18th state to expressly protect all LGBTQ people from discrimination. Now, Congress must keep the ball rolling on nationwide protections.

Conservatives Against Discrimination: Stand Up for LGBTQ Protections This 4th of July

By Adam Polaski • July 3, 2019, 10:15 am We love Independence Day because it’s a reminder of so many of the values that define who we are as Americans, including freedom and individual liberty.

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen: Reflecting on the Freedom New Hampshire Campaign

By Freedom for All Americans • June 27, 2019, 2:04 pm FFAA's Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, in his farewell piece, reflects on the historic campaign in the Granite State to pass comprehensive transgender nondiscrimination protections.

Making Your Mark and Making a Living: The Need for LGBTQ Employment Protections

By Shane Stahl • June 17, 2019, 9:51 am Learn more about why LGBTQ Americans need explicit employment nondiscrimination protections to allow them to earn a living and provide for themselves.

Breaking Down the Binary: Genderfluid

By Shane Stahl • June 13, 2019, 9:58 am We’re working to break down the many different gender identities that exist, provide context for what each means, and further emphasize how gender identity protections benefit a multitude of different people. Here, exploring what it is to be genderfluid.

Breaking Down the Binary: Nonbinary and Genderqueer

By Shane Stahl • May 28, 2019, 12:40 pm FFAA's Breaking Down the Binary blog series continues — here, describing what it means to identify as nonbinary or genderqueer.

Breaking Down the Binary: Transgender

By Shane Stahl • May 14, 2019, 1:04 pm Our Breaking Down the Binary series continues, with an explanation of what it means to be a transgender person.

Breaking Down the Binary: Cisgender

By Shane Stahl • April 19, 2019, 12:23 pm Our Breaking Down the Binary blog series exploring the many facets of gender identity continues, with an explanation of what it means to be a cisgender person.

Freedom for All Americans’ CEO Shares Personal Story in Support of Equality Act

By Communications Team • April 2, 2019, 2:36 pm Right now, bringing people together to support protections for LGBTQ people nationwide is more important than ever.

Transgender Day of Visibility: What it Means to Live Visibly and to Fight for Those Who Cannot

By Kasey Suffredini • March 31, 2019, 1:52 am FFAA's President of Strategy Kasey Suffredini reflects on both recent victories and continuing challenges this Transgender Day of Visibility, 2019.

Breaking Down the Binary: A Gender Identity Resource

By Shane Stahl • March 19, 2019, 9:28 am A comprehensive guide provided by Freedom for All Americans on different gender identities, the difference between sex and gender, and why nondiscrimination protections must include gender identity.

In Roundtable with Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Michiganders Call for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

By Adam Polaski • March 12, 2019, 10:15 am Last month, on Thursday, February 21, supporters of LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections gathered with United States Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib at the Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park, Michigan to discuss the harms of discrimination.

State Legislative Update: A Mix of Successes and Setbacks for LGBTQ Equality

By Megan Clayton • March 8, 2019, 3:27 pm Since kicking off in January, the 2019 legislative session has seen dozens of bills introduced across the country concerning LGBTQ nondiscrimination. While positive momentum has been generated in certain statehouses, unfortunately discriminatory legislation continues to rear its head — largely in states where we’ve seen such battles before.

No Place Like Home: The Continuing Fight for Fair Housing in the LGBTQ Community

By Shane Stahl • February 5, 2019, 11:23 am Housing discrimination is a very real issue that affects the LGBTQ community, but momentum for nondiscrimination protections at the state and federal level may work to combat this issue.
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