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Why LGBT People Can Still Face Credit Discrimination
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Why LGBT People Can Still Face Credit Discrimination

Learn more about why LGBT people can still face discrimination when trying to access credit.

Our nation’s modern economy is built on access to credit. A majority of states still do not clearly protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, people from discrimination in credit or financial services. YouTube celebrity Hartbeat explains in this whiteboard video why all Americans deserve the same protections from discrimination when applying for and accessing credit. To learn more about the discrimination that LGBT people face in credit, visit “We the People: LGBT Americans and Access to Credit.”


Animation: Maggie Ditre
Voice-over: Hartbeat
Music: bensound.com, “Cute”

Laura E. Durso is the Director of the LGBT Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress. Sarah McBride is the Campaigns and Communications Manager for LGBT Progress at the Center.

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Authors

Laura E. Durso

Vice President, LGBTQ Research and Communications Project

Sarah McBride

Campaigns and Communications Manager


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