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California’s New Protections for Transgender Students

Benji DelgadilloThe top five myths propagated by anti-transgender opponents of California’s School Success and Opportunity Act must be rebutted.

By Sarah McBride | Friday, August 23, 2013

Lessons from Bayard Rustin: Why Economic Justice Is an LGBT Issue

Bayard Rustin article icon Issue Brief As we commemorate the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary, much work remains to realize the late Bayard Rustin’s vision for peace, justice, and economic equity for all, and especially for black LGBT Americans.

By Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Preston Mitchum | Friday, August 23, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Officer Michael Carney

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Religious Liberty + Marriage Equality = Harmony, Not Dissension

Despite opposition activists’ rhetoric, support for nondiscrimination laws and religious liberty are positively connected.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, August 7, 2013

ENDA Provides Protections for Older LGBT Americans

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act—and the possibility of fairness for older LGBT employees and retirees—has moved forward.

By Andrew Cray | Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Brooke Waits

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, August 5, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Kimya Afi Ayodele

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Kylar Broadus

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Additional Immigration Benefits Are Available for Same-Sex Couples After DOMA Repeal

DOMA immigrationNow that the Supreme Court has ruled Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, same-sex immigrant couples will have access to additional benefits.

By Sharita Gruberg | Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Sam Hall

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, July 15, 2013

Partners for LGBT Equality

The recent Supreme Court decisions supporting marriage equality underscores the successful alliance that has been forged between the religious community and LGBT advocates.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Mia Macy

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum and Lauren Santa Cruz | Tuesday, July 9, 2013

What’s Next for LGBT Equality

article icon Issue Brief Marriage equality is not the end of the road in the progression toward full equality for LGBT Americans. Improving workplace protection, addressing immigration reform, reducing LGBT youth homelessness, improving school climates, and promoting population health are all key priorities for the LGBT community.

By the LGBT Progress Team | Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Why the LGBT Community Still Needs the Ryan White Program

President Barack ObamaIn light of the increasing HIV incidence rates among MSM and transgender women, supporting the reauthorization of the Ryan White program should be a priority for the LGBT community.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, July 8, 2013

DOMA’s Impact on LGBT Older Americans

Edith WindsorBy striking down key sections of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Supreme Court has removed a number of discriminatory obstacles once blocking full and equal access to a variety of federal benefits critically important to older gay and lesbian couples. But much more remains to be done, particularly on the state level.

By Andrew Cray and Sunny Frothingham | Monday, July 1, 2013