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Discriminatory Legislation Seeks to Strip Workplace Protections for LGBT Workers

New amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act would grant a broad exemption to discriminate for many federal contractors.

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North Carolina’s Discriminatory H.B. 2 Threatens More Than Half Billion Dollars in Economic Activity

North Carolina’s mean-spirited, anti-LGBT legislation could cost the state’s economy nearly half a billion dollars and counting in private-sector economic activity.

People protest for LGBT rights.

Advancing Progressive Religious Liberty in 2016

book_alt2 icon Report A hopeful, progressive understanding of religious liberty can prevent harm and discrimination while preserving the freedoms of both religious and nonreligious Americans.

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

article icon Issue Brief Collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data via BRFSS is an important part of better understanding and addressing the health disparities that affect the LGBT population.

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How to Collect Data About LGBT Communities

article icon Fact Sheet Collecting more and better data about sexual orientation and gender identity is essential to meet the needs of LGBT people and their families across the United States.

Fired for Being Who I Am: The Fight for LGBT Equality Continues

play_alt icon Video Despite historic progress on LGBT rights, many LGBT people and their families still face serious and life-altering discrimination in their daily lives.

LGBT activists lobby Senators.

Clear Guidance on Humanitarian Parole Is Needed to Reunite Same-Sex Partners Who Are Unable to Legally Marry

Even with marriage equality, same-sex couples continue to face separation under U.S. immigration laws.

Indiana RFRA opponents

The Economic Cost of Overly Broad RFRAs

Anti-LGBT religious exemption laws pose a serious risk to state economies.

Building Transgender-Inclusive Faith Communities

play_alt icon Video The Center for American Progress asked transgender and allied faith leaders how communities of faith can lead the way for greater acceptance of transgender people. Here is what they said.

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Discrimination Against Transgender Women Seeking Access to Homeless Shelters

article icon Fact Sheet Tests in four states reveal that transgender homeless women face discrimination in accessing shelter.

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The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness

article icon Issue Brief New federal rules and state-by-state Medicaid expansion are making health coverage and health care more accessible for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness.

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