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Strengthening Child Welfare Systems by Resisting LGBT Discrimination

Religious exemption laws would deny loving homes to vulnerable youth.

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No Way Out: Congress’ Bed Quota Traps LGBT Immigrants in Detention

Data obtained by CAP through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that Immigration and Customs Enforcement elected to detain 68 percent of LGBT immigrants who were eligible for release in fiscal year 2014.

Infographic: RFRA Repercussions

Overly broad state religious freedom restoration acts, or RFRAs, threaten true religious freedom and could have far-reaching negative consequences.

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Open Doors for All

article icon Issue Brief The Affordable Care Act can help address discrimination against LGBT people and their families in health coverage and care—but the law’s protections must clearly include sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Infographic: New Employment Protections for 28 Million Workers

President Obama’s executive order banning discrimination against employees of federal contractors because of sexual orientation and gender identity goes into effect today.

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Millennials Overwhelmingly Support Comprehensive LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

A new Generation Progress poll shows widespread support among Millennials for legislation that bans discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing, and other areas of life.

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A Return to the Status Quo: Indiana’s So-Called RFRA Fix

The recently announced fix for Indiana’s Religions Freedom Restoration Act removes some of the most objectionable components of the bill but falls short of banning discrimination.

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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Is Bad for Business

With the passage of Indiana’s recent license-to-discriminate bill, the state risks losing more than $250 million and counting in economic activity.

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On the 50th Anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Changes Are Needed to Protect LGBT Immigrants

Although immigration policies have become more inclusive since the Immigration and Nationality Act, which explicitly excluded LGBT immigrants from entering the United States, further reforms are needed to create a fairer immigration system.

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4 Ways the Administration for Children and Families Can Support LGBT Homeless Youth

New regulations could improve access to services for homeless LGBT young people.

Fact Sheets: Comprehensive Nondiscrimination Protections

The federal government still lacks enumerated nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Congress needs to ensure fairness for all people in every area of life.

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