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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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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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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.

Infographic: Legally Married and Legally Fired

While same-sex couples now have the freedom to marry in most states, LGBT people still lack basic enumerated protections from discrimination in vital areas of life within a majority of states.

What the LGBT Community Needs to Know About the Earned Income Tax Credit in 2015

article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet explains the Earned Income Tax Credit and how proposed modifications to improve its effectiveness can benefit the LGBT community.

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Beyond 4 Walls and a Roof

book_alt2 icon Report Policies and programs aimed at homeless youth routinely fail transgender young people, and the disparities they experience in health, safety, and social and economic well-being hold them back.

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Restoring Justice

article icon Issue Brief Several states and local jurisdictions have updated their juvenile justice policies to ensure that the disproportionate numbers of LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system are treated with dignity and respect. These model policies provide a blueprint for safeguarding all youth in the juvenile justice system.

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We the People

book_alt2 icon Report It’s time for Congress to pass a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that provides LGBT people and their families the same protections currently afforded to other Americans.

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Moving the Needle

book_alt2 icon Report The Affordable Care Act is making a difference in connecting LGBT people with coverage, but more remains to be done.

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Fostering Safety

article icon Issue Brief The risk of sexual assault and abuse of young lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender immigrants in U.S. custody demands swift implementation of stronger protections.

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A Hidden Crisis

article icon Issue Brief The national movement surrounding the crisis of sexual assaults on college campuses is encouraging, but it cannot fully address the problem without including LGBT students.

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