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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

Discrimination Against Transgender Women Seeking Access to Homeless Shelters

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

by Caitlin Rooney, Laura E. Durso, Sharita Gruberg | Thursday, January 7, 2016

How For-Profit Companies Are Driving Immigration Detention Policies

immigrant in detention article icon Issue Brief Companies’ quest for greater profits is expanding the immigration custody system at the expense of the health, safety, and rights of immigrants.

by Sharita Gruberg | Friday, December 18, 2015

LGBT Inclusion in Sports

Abby Wambach Olympics article icon Issue Brief Study results suggest that professional teams that endorse an LGBT-inclusive vision of diversity in sports are viewed favorably by the public and could gain support from LGBT fans.

by Laura E. Durso, Sarah McBride, Caitlin Rooney | Friday, December 18, 2015

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

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.

by Sarah McBride | Monday, November 23, 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