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Watch VideoHRC's endorsement of The Equality Act accompanies several other statements of support for federal LGBT non-discrimination protections.Watch Video
Personal NarrativesLuke Peterson has testified three times before lawmakers about the need for a state non-discrimination law — once for each of the times he believes he’s lost a job because of his sexual orientation.Share Your Story
HRC is looking for LGBT Americans who are willing to share their personal experiences with discrimination. It's vitally important to share personal stories as work begins on The Equality Act.
Equality Act Impact
The Equality Act provides basic protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, access to public spaces, housing, education, jury service, credit and federal funding. The bill does not change the protections available for religious institutions under federal law or the First Amendment.