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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.

by Andrew Satter, Sarah McBride, Bishop Gene Robinson, Samuel Chang | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

A Handful of Elected State Judges Continue to Deny Marriage Equality

Vic Holmes and partner Mark Phariss hold hands article icon Issue Brief Judges and magistrates in some southern states are still defying the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision.

by Billy Corriher | Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Obama Administration Makes Refugee Program More LGBT-Inclusive

LGBT and U.S. flags waveThe 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.

by Sharita Gruberg | Friday, October 30, 2015

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.

by Sharita Gruberg and Sarah McBride | Thursday, October 22, 2015

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.

by Andrew Satter, Sarah McBride, Kulsum Ebrahim | Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Restoring the Balance

Supreme Court 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.

by Carolyn Davis, Laura E. Durso, Carmel Martin | Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Expanding ID Card Access for LGBT Homeless Youth

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

by Hannah Hussey | Thursday, October 1, 2015

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.

by Laura E. Durso and Sarah McBride | Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Filling in the Map: The Need for LGBT Data Collection

Married couple with daughterFederally 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.

by Kellan Baker and Laura E. Durso | Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Why LGBT Workers Can Still Face Discrimination

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

by Sarah McBride | Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Why LGBT Students Can Still Face Discrimination at School

play_alt icon Video Learn more about why LGBT students can still face discrimination in education.

by Hannah Hussey and Sarah McBride | Monday, August 31, 2015

Why LGBT People Can Still Be Denied Service

play_alt icon Video Learn more about why LGBT Americans can still be denied goods and services throughout the economy.

by Sarah McBride and Andrew Cray | Monday, August 24, 2015

Disability Justice Is LGBT Justice: A Conversation with Movement Leaders

LGBt and disability justice advocatesThe LGBT and disability movements have both seen tremendous progress in the past decades—but much work remains. In this podcast, movement leaders discuss the personal and political intersections of the work that lies ahead.

by Emmett Patterson, Margaret Hughes, Andrew Cray, Hannah Hussey | Thursday, July 30, 2015

Expanding Protections for LGBT People Strengthens Protections for Us All

NYC PrideNew legislation to amend existing federal nondiscrimination laws to expressly include lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans will fortify and further protect the freedoms and rights of all Americans.

by Laura E. Durso and Sarah McBride | Thursday, July 30, 2015

Their Baby Was Denied Access to Care Because They Are Gay

play_alt icon Video LGBT couple Krista and Jami Contreras discuss what happened when they took their infant daughter to the pediatrician for the first time.

by Andrew Satter and Sarah McBride | Tuesday, July 21, 2015