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Equality Texas Launches #TransTuesday

As part of their TransVisible project, Equality Texas launched their #TransTuesday campaign on Coming Out Day. Every Tuesday, via social media, they will share a personal story, a blog, or a video highlighting transgender Texans. From Equality Texas: "The TransVisible...

Equality Pennsylvania Gets Out the Vote!

Guest post by Levana Layendecker There is so much at stake for LGBT people in this year's election, and Equality Pennsylvania is working to make sure that LGBT voices are being heard. This year, Equality Pennsylvania is partnering with For Pennsylvania's Future PAC to...

Municipal Equality Index: How Does Your City Score?

Report shows remarkable growth of non-discrimination protections and transgender-inclusive health benefits as cities in both red and blue states lead the way toward equality WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the...

It’s Final! HUD Protects Transgender People in Shelters

HUD announced that they have finalized their rule that ensures transgender people needing shelter will be provided housing in accordance to their gender identity. Equality Federation hails this as a vital clarification and we express our greatest thanks to all the...

Michigan Votes to Adopt LGBTQ Safe Schools Guidance

After a months-long public engagement campaign, the Michigan State Board of Education voted 6-2 yesterday to adopt the “Guidance on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students.” This guidance...

NCAA Pulls All Championship Events from NC over Anti-LGBTQ HB2 Law

Update: On Wednesday, September 14th, the Atlantic Coast Conference (A.C.C.) followed suit and announced it will pull all  "neutral-site championships for this academic year" from North Carolina. Equality Federation joins Federation member Equality North Carolina in...

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