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Drag queen Mari Con Carne leads us through their makeup routine while discussing the issues that the drag and LGBTQ+ communities face today.
Jun 30, 2023
J. Egler, Hai-Lam Phan, Ala Al Sadi, 2 More
Toni Pandolfo, Charlie Schuyler
New data from the Census Bureau reveal economic insecurity and labor market gaps experienced by LGBT people compared with non-LGBT populations.
Jun 1, 2022
Caroline Medina, Lindsay Mahowald, Rose Khattar, 1 More
Expanding and enhancing data collection is critical to identifying and addressing the needs of LGBTQI+ communities.
May 24, 2022
Caroline Medina, Lindsay Mahowald
Learn more about the discriminatory anti-LGBTQI+ bills advancing in states across the country and what can be done to oppose these damaging legislative attacks.
Apr 13, 2022
Caroline Medina, Sharita Gruberg
Sharita Gruberg argues that the Senate must enact comprehensive nondiscrimination protections at the federal level amid an onslaught of anti-LGBTQI+ legislative attacks across the United States.
Feb 25, 2022
Disproportionately high rates of discrimination in school, housing, and the workforce among young LGBTQI+ individuals negatively affects their well-being.
Nov 10, 2021
Lindsay Mahowald, Edwith Theogene, Han Le, 1 More
A nationally representative survey conducted in June 2020 by the Center for American Progress highlights that LGBTQ people of color are more likely than white LGBTQ individuals to encounter discrimination in a variety of settings.
Jun 24, 2021
This data interactive displays the results of CAP’s national survey of LGBTQ individuals.
Apr 21, 2021
Lindsay Mahowald, Mathew Brady, Caroline Medina
These fact sheets highlight how the Equality Act will result in expanded nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people, women, communities of color, and foreign-born individuals in states across the country.
Apr 20, 2021
Caroline Medina, Lindsay Mahowald, Sharita Gruberg
LGBTQ people—particularly LGBTQ people of color and transgender people—were among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ARPA’s investments are a critical first step on the road to recovery.
Apr 13, 2021
Transgender students deserve full and equal access to the benefits of school sports participation.
Mar 18, 2021
Shoshana K. Goldberg, Thee Santos
This fact sheet outlines how the Equality Act would provide much-needed civil rights protections for LGBTQ people, women, people of faith, and others.
Mar 15, 2021
Thee Santos, Caroline Medina, Sharita Gruberg
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