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Texas On Verge of Passing Extreme Anti-LGBTQ Laws

update 06/14/17 Governor Abbott has called for a special session to continue pushing for an anti-transgender bathroom ban. Chuck Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Equality Texas “On the heels of the recently-concluded 85th Legislative ‘Session of Oppression,’ during...

Victory! Connecticut and Nevada Ban Anti-LGBTQ Conversion Efforts

Equality Federation congratulates our partners and advocates on the ground who have worked tirelessly for these victories in Connecticut and Nevada. This week, we add two more to the list of states that have banned conversion "therapy" for minors. On May 10, 2017,...

Trump’s Executive Order

Today President Trump signed a troubling and unnecessary executive order (full text below) that directs the Justice Department to draft religious exemptions guidelines that could promote anti-LGBT discrimination, promotes limiting access to contraception, and promotes...

Alabama Governor Signs Discriminatory Adoption Bill HB24 into Law

Governor Kay Ivey has signed the discriminatory bill, deceptively named the Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act, into law. Alex Smith, Board Chair of Equality Alabama said, “When she was sworn in as governor, Kay Ivey promised her administration would be a...

Majority of Americans & People of Faith Stand Against Discrimination

President Trump is rumored to be planning on signing a religious exemptions executive order on Thursday that would give license to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans and their families. Polling has affirmed that the majority of Americans, including people of faith,...

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