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110+ Organizations Issue Letter Opposing Anti-Transgender State Legislation

April 9, 2021, 3:21 pm Today more than 110 civil rights and legal groups, organizations for women and girls, medical associations, and proponents of equality for all Americans issued a joint letter opposing harmful anti-transgender bills at the state level.

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Historic Hearing on Equality Act

March 17, 2021, 2:51 pm Today the Senate Judiciary Committee held its first-ever hearing on S. 383, the Equality Act, which would update federal civil rights law to ensure explicit and comprehensive protections for LGBTQ people from discrimination in virtually every area of life.

Over 65 Major U.S. Companies Oppose Anti-Transgender State Legislation

March 3, 2021, 4:59 pm As of today, more than 55 major United States companies have joined a statement opposing anti-LGBTQ state legislation, and in particular highlighting a wave of legislation targeting transgender youth.

Conservative Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Support for Federal LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws

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.

Breaking: Bipartisan Lawmakers Pass H. R. 5, the Equality Act

February 25, 2021, 4:43 pm Today bipartisan lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to update federal civil rights law to ensure explicit and comprehensive protections for LGBTQ people from discrimination in virtually every area of life.

Freedom for All Americans Statement on Equality Act Introduction in U.S. Senate

February 23, 2021, 6:22 pm Today lawmakers in the U.S. Senate introduced the Equality Act to update federal law to include explicit and comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans.

Breaking: 150+ Grassroots Organizations Announce Support of Equality Act

February 18, 2021, 1:35 pm Today lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which would update federal civil rights law to ensure explicit and comprehensive protections for LGBTQ people from discrimination in virtually every area of life.

Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation

February 18, 2021, 11:02 am The companies joining this statement do business, create jobs, and serve customers throughout the United States. Our businesses strongly embrace diversity and inclusion because we want everyone who works for us or does business with us to feel included and welcomed as their true, authentic selves.

HUD Announces Protections for LGBTQ People in Housing

February 11, 2021, 6:46 pm Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will administer and enforce the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Conservatives Against Discrimination Applauds President Biden’s Order Rescinding Transgender Military Ban

January 25, 2021, 1:05 pm President Joe Biden issued an executive order revoking President Donald Trump’s policy banning transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. military. The ban drew widespread condemnation from prominent Republicans, including Senators and members of Congress

Breaking: President Biden Overturns Military Ban on Transgender Service Members

January 25, 2021, 11:45 am Today President Biden issued an executive order overturning the ban on transgender Americans serving in the U.S. military.

Breaking: Biden Orders Federal Agencies to Implement Landmark LGBTQ Supreme Court Ruling

January 20, 2021, 7:10 pm Today on his first day in office shortly after being sworn in, President Biden issued an executive order directing all federal agencies to implement the decision in Bostock v. Clayton County issued by the U.S. Supreme Court this past summer. 

140+ Mayors in 29 States Lacking LGBTQ Protections Urge Congress to Pass Federal Bill

December 15, 2020, 2:10 pm Today more than 140 mayors, city councilors, and municipal leaders in all 29 states lacking comprehensive LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections delivered a letter to their members of Congress urging passage at the federal level.

Breaking: Joe Biden Elected President

November 7, 2020, 11:42 am Today media outlets announced a victory for Joe Biden in the presidential contest.

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Landmark Nondiscrimination Case

November 4, 2020, 12:12 pm Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia.
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