Content Filed Under: Alaska

All relevant news and information regarding LGBTQ non-discrimination in The Last Frontier State.


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Indigenous LGBTQ Americans on their hopes for 2021: Nondiscrimination protections, and an end to anti-transgender violence

By Megan Clayton • November 24, 2020, 8:17 am For Native American Heritage Month, our Indigenous messengers reflect on what progress they hope to see for LGBTQ Americans in the future.
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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.
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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.
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Transgender Awareness Week: Reflecting on Policy Victories in 2018

By Shane Stahl • November 16, 2018, 3:11 pm
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Historic Win in Massachusetts Caps a Year of Transgender Nondiscrimination Victories

By Shane Stahl • November 9, 2018, 2:48 pm The historic victory of the Yes on 3 campaign in Massachusetts on Tuesday caps a year of major victories upholding transgender nondiscrimination protections nationwide.
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In State After State, Americans Reject Anti-Transgender Discrimination on the Ballot

By Shane Stahl • July 3, 2018, 10:28 am A compilation of instances where voters have rejected anti-transgender discrimination.
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Highs and Lows of the 2018 Legislative Session for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

By Shane Stahl • June 2, 2018, 4:44 pm A look at the Highs and Lows of the 2018 Legislative Session – and how everything that happened this year builds momentum toward future gains and fuels the LGBTQ movement for the months and years to come.
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Reflecting on Big Victories and Advances for LGBTQ Equal Treatment on Give OUT Day

By Shane Stahl • April 19, 2018, 9:29 am Freedom For All Americans reflects on the work we've done throughout 2017 and 2018 to prevent LGBTQ discrimination in time for 2018's National Give Out Day.
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Following Anchorage Ballot Win, Spotlight Turns to ‘The Next Transgender Rights Battleground’

By Shane Stahl • April 11, 2018, 4:14 pm An article from Politico sums up the fight in Massachusetts to protect transgender people at the ballot this November, calling the Bay State "the next transgender rights battleground."
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So Far, 2018 Has Been Marked by Huge Victories for LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

By Shane Stahl • April 6, 2018, 11:05 pm Legislative and judicial LGBTQ victories in 2018 have continued to build momentum for LGBTQ equality nationwide, even in the face of a presidential administration that has sought to roll back advancements. With 8 months left in the year, here is a sampling of victories so far in 2018.
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Huge Win! Anchorage Makes History as First City to Specifically Affirm Transgender Protections by Popular Vote

By Adam Polaski • April 6, 2018, 9:25 pm The municipal election in Anchorage, Alaska drew to a close on Tuesday, April 3, and election officials have now affirmed that the people of Anchorage have voted to defeat Proposition 1, a ballot measure that would have removed nondiscrimination protections for transgender people from the's city ordinances.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: A Historic Victory in Alaska and Anti-LGBTQ Bills Defeated

By Shane Stahl • April 6, 2018, 11:14 am Our weekly news roundup on all things nondiscrimination for the week of April 1.
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Promising Early Numbers in Anchorage Signal Growing Support for Transgender Protections

By Shane Stahl • April 4, 2018, 12:07 pm With only partial results available, Anchorage municipal officials last night, April 3, announced promising support for transgender non-discrimination protections in Anchorage.  
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Five Reasons Anchorage Must Vote to Defend Transgender Nondiscrimination Protections

By Shane Stahl • April 2, 2018, 4:43 pm April 3 marks the deadline for ballots in the special election in Anchorage, Alaska, during which time voters will determine the fate of their municipality’s non-discrimination protections for transgender citizens.
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This Week in LGBTQ Nondiscrimination: Legislative Sessions and Campaigns Wind Down, But Bad Bills Still Alive

By Shane Stahl • April 1, 2018, 12:27 pm This week in nondiscrimination, as state legislative sessions begin to wind down, we’ve seen anti-LGBTQ legislation die, but also several other bills are still on the move that could negatively affect LGBTQ people in their respective states.