equality act

The televangelist said the bill to protect LGBTQ citizens "is a devastating blow to religious freedom."
Christians, Muslims, Jews and Hindus urged Congress to pass the bill, which would outlaw discrimination based on sexuality or gender identity.
The LGBTQ rights movement’s top legislative priority could face an uphill battle.
Out & Equal is the world's largest non-profit dedicated to achieving LGBT workplace equality and works with Fortune 1,000 companies and government agencies around the world to provide a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for LGBT employees.
After a "Holy merde!" on seeing someone I knew making international headlines, I began reflecting on the future of the male
There's still no federal law barring people from being fired for being LGBT.
The nation is mourning with the families and friends of those who died and praying for a speedy and full recovery for those
The Equality Act would provide nondiscrimination protections at the federal level.
I hope we don't soon forget what silence felt like when hatred was directed at us, and instead reach back through that door. In this legacy-defining moment, what choice will you make?
"The violence against the transgender community is a national crisis."
"It is now clear that the administration strongly supports the Equality Act."
The status and support for The Equality Act is a major story and should be a continuing dialogue for all LGBTQ Americans and families and allies in 2016 election cycle.
Despite how pleased we were with the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage, in many states, members of the LGBTQ community are still at risk of losing their jobs for their sexual orientation, lack protection from physical violence, or are denied rights to hospital visits with ill spouses.
A recent LGBT victory in the US Supreme Court brought marriage equality to every state in our nation. But it still comes as news to many Americans that if you are gay, you can still be fired in many jurisdictions in this country.
It's up to advocates to create the right legal and policy environments for those athletes, coaches, and fans to live their lives openly. And two recent civil rights developments have the potential to do that.
It was an intimate celebration with GLAD Board members and leaders who worked tirelessly to achieve equality for our LGBT community, including Mary Bonauto, GLAD's Civil Rights Project Director.