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As a transgender woman and fellow veteran, I ask Todd Young to back LGBTQ equalityIndy Star • November 29, 2020, 11:40 am If the recent election has told us anything, it’s that America is ready for change. We have elected a president and vice president who pledged to make ending discrimination against LGBTQ Americans a core feature of their administration and a top priority during their first 100 days in office.
Discrimination from Tax Preparers Demonstrates How Discrimination Against LGBTQ People Hurts All AmericasApril 15, 2019, 11:38 am To us, this shows that the patchwork of protections isn’t working. The fact that we can drive minutes outside of Kokomo and face discrimination for something as ordinary as filing our taxes is unacceptable.
This Week in Nondiscrimination: New Protections in Kentucky, a Win for a Trans Student, and Another Blow to the Proposed Military BanBy Shane Stahl • August 10, 2018, 4:03 pm The important stories for the first full week of August, 2018.
Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction in Transgender Student’s Discrimination CaseBy Shane Stahl • August 6, 2018, 1:15 pm The transgender male student will be able to access the boys' facilities while the case is awaiting trial.
Local Steps Forward: Policies Updated, Protections Passed, and Pending ProgressBy Shane Stahl • June 8, 2018, 6:07 pm The latest in nondiscrimination news at the local level for April and May of 2018.
Local Steps Forward: Momentum for LGBTQ Equal Treatment Nationwide Builds in Cities & Towns This SpringBy Shane Stahl • April 12, 2018, 2:04 pm A roundup of steps taken toward LGBTQ equal treatment in cities, towns, and municipalities during the month of March, 2018.
Three Years Ago Today: Mike Pence Signed Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act Into LawBy Shane Stahl • March 26, 2018, 5:53 pm March 26 marks the three-year anniversary of then-Indiana Governor Mike Pence signing the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which led the way for individuals and businesses to refuse service to LGBTQ people by claiming a religious or moral exemption.
Local Steps Forward: Strong Movement on Local Protections, But Challenges Still ExistBy Shane Stahl • March 1, 2018, 3:14 pm February saw positive moves in Texas, Indiana, and Wyoming, but an unfortunate setback in Wisconsin. Our Local Steps Forward roundup for February, 2018.
This Week in Non-Discrimination: Bad Bills Advance, But a Historic Hearing Could Change NHBy Shane Stahl • February 23, 2018, 6:10 pm Our round up of non-discrimination stories for the week of February 18.
End-of-Year Spotlight: 10 Heroes Who Advocated for Equal Treatment for LGBTQ Americans in 2017By Shane Stahl • December 27, 2017, 5:36 pm From elected officials sticking their necks out on behalf of their constituents to parents who will do anything to protect their children to LGBTQ people themselves, there are so many heroes in the movement for LGBTQ nondiscrimination.
One Year After Military Ban Announcement, Transgender Veterans Explain the Importance of Protecting All Americans from DiscriminationNovember 9, 2017, 6:48 pm
One year out from President Trump's announcement of a planned ban on transgender military service, Freedom For All Americans highlights the stories of transgender vets from across the United States who have served their country at the utmost level, and believe that all people who have the desire to enlist should be able to do so without fear of hiding who they are.