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Infographic: The Equality Act Explained

LGBT people still lack basic nondiscrimination protections throughout daily life. The Equality Act would modernize the nation’s nondiscrimination laws to include everyone.

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Obama Administration Makes Refugee Program More LGBT-Inclusive

The U.S. Department of State’s recent inclusion of same-sex partners as a family reunification refugee priority category will improve access to the refugee program for LGBT families.

Living Without Protections

play_alt icon Video Thirty-one states lack comprehensive sexual orientation and gender identity legal protections, which puts lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, Americans who live in these states at risk.

Supreme Court

Restoring the Balance

book_alt2 icon Report One year after Hobby Lobby, state legislators, organizations, and for-profit corporations are using religious liberty to infringe on the rights of women, religious minorities, and LGBT people.

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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A Handful of Elected State Judges Continue to Deny Marriage Equality

article icon Issue Brief Judges and magistrates in some southern states are still defying the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision.

Why LGBT People Can Still Face Discrimination in Housing

play_alt icon Video Learn more about why LGBT people can still face discrimination when attempting to buy or rent a home.

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Expanding ID Card Access for LGBT Homeless Youth

book_alt2 icon Report Reducing the barriers to ID cards for homeless youth could improve access to critical services and new opportunities.

Why LGBT People Can Still Face Credit Discrimination

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

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Filling in the Map: The Need for LGBT Data Collection

Federally supported population surveys need to keep up with the growing visibility of LGBT issues by beginning to routinely collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Why LGBT Workers Can Still Face Discrimination

play_alt icon Video Learn more about why LGBT workers can still face discrimination on the job.

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