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.

For press inquiries, contact our VP of External Communications, Angela Dallara, or our VP of Campaign Communications, Leslie Fulbright, at press [at] freedomforallamericans.org.


Growing Number of Conservatives Support Federal LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

By Communications Team • May 27, 2021, 9:46 am Nancy Brinker, Ana Navarro-Cárdenas, Cynthia Coffman, and Yvonne Dean Bailey join Conservatives Against Discrimination Leadership Council. The Council now includes 16 current and former elected officials and conservative thought leaders pushing for nondiscrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

8 Things to Know about How State Bills Become Law

By Communications Team • May 24, 2021, 5:36 pm One hurdle in taking action is understanding the complicated process by which a state bill becomes law. We’ve made it really simple, and broken down the 8 most important things to know about how state bills become law.

“This is What America is About”: The Importance of Passing the Equality Act

By Shane Stahl • April 23, 2021, 10:08 am Check out some highlights from our town hall with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, including his support for the Equality Act.

Freedom for All Americans Speaks Out Against AAPI Violence

By Shane Stahl • March 24, 2021, 1:39 pm As an organization dedicated to securing equal treatment for all LGBTQ Americans, we stand in solidarity with our AAPI LGBTQ community members—and all AAPI Americans.

Conservatives Respond to Equality Act Senate Hearing

By Communications Team • March 17, 2021, 2:23 pm Opponents of LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections are spreading misinformation. Thankfully, numerous Republican and conservative voices are stepping up to set the record straight. Carlos Curbelo, former U.S. Congressman: "Safeguarding religious freedom is not at odds with protecting gay and transgender people from discrimination in their daily lives..."

Mythbuster: Debunking Anti-Transgender Messages

By Shane Stahl • March 14, 2021, 1:15 pm Transgender people are our friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers, deserving of dignity and respect. When it comes to protecting transgender people from discrimination, the truth is more boring than fiction. Here are some common (and incorrect) anti-transgender messages—and just how untrue they are.

Truth Alert: American Academy of Pediatrics v. American College of Pediatrics

By Shane Stahl • March 2, 2021, 11:01 am Learn the difference between two similarly named organizations — and which one is offering legitimate, vetted medical information about LGBTQ youth.

The Business Case for the Equality Act

By Communications Team • March 1, 2021, 3:38 pm Including LGBTQ people in America’s nondiscrimination protections would deliver real value to large and small businesses and to national, state, and local economies.

Why Conservatives Support Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

By Communications Team • March 1, 2021, 9:58 am Standing against discrimination is consistent with the conservative values of individual freedom and hard work.

Conservative Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Support for Federal LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws

By Lola Olateju • February 26, 2021, 3:26 pm Momentum for LGBTQ equality is at a record-high. More than eight in 10 Americans favor a federal LGBTQ nondiscrimination law, including 68 percent of Republicans.

Teamwork, Leadership, Fairness: Why Transgender Youth Athletes Should Have the Same Opportunities as Their Peers

By Shane Stahl • February 12, 2021, 9:09 am When transgender athletes are excluded from participation on teams that align with their gender identity, the result is often that they are excluded from sports altogether.

Why People of Faith Support Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

By Communications Team • February 11, 2021, 9:44 am Across the country, people of faith are leading the conversation about protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination. Here's why.

Job Announcement: Administrative Specialist

By Communications Team • February 4, 2021, 11:39 am Freedom For All Americans is seeking a Full Time Administrative Specialist. The Administrative Specialist should be an individual deeply committed to advancing LGBTQ equality and LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, as well as someone comfortable working independently in a remote work environment.

Job Announcement: Regional Organizing Director (Contract Position)

By Communications Team • February 4, 2021, 11:07 am Freedom For All Americans seeks a Contract Regional Organizing Director (ROD) to lead and organize strategic outreach efforts in order to educate federal lawmakers about the harms caused by the lack of comprehensive federal nondiscrimination laws.

“People need to know that the H in HIV stands for human.” HIV prevention specialist Carter Cantrell on discrimination and other barriers to care.

By Communications Team • January 27, 2021, 10:21 am It’s been nearly 40 years since this country saw the first reported cases of HIV. Unfortunately, we still have work to do to make sure that people living with HIV can get the care we need.