Equality Act

The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued guidance to "reverse the harm done" to people forced out of the military due to their sexuality or gender identity.
The GOP senator wants details of HRC president Alphonso David’s ties to the New York governor added to the record of a hearing on the LGBTQ rights bill.
"All students — including LGBTQ+ students — deserve the opportunity to learn and thrive in schools that are free from discrimination," the education secretary said.
Nearly 200 bills targeting trans individuals' participation in sports, access to health care, or other rights have been introduced in state legislatures this year.
Lawmakers in Florida and West Virginia advanced anti-transgender legislation during the president's hour-long speech to Congress on Wednesday night.
The president reiterated his support of the Equality Act, which many see as the LGBTQ rights movement’s top legislative priority.
The future of the bill, which would ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, remains uncertain.
The QAnon supporter mocked her Democratic colleague with an anti-transgender sign outside her office.
The congresswoman’s neighbor at the U.S. Capitol is Rep. Marie Newman, whose daughter is transgender.
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), a leading advocate for LGBTQ equality, says now is the time for Congress to extend all civil rights protections to LGBTQ people.