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Where does your member of Congress stand on the issue of same-sex marriage?
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Explore: Federal Advocacy
Find out more about HRC’s efforts to secure full federal protections and benefits for the LGBT community.
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Companies Launch Business Coalition for the Equality Act
In March 2016, HRC announced the launch of HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act, a coalition of 60 major employers that have officially endorsed the bipartisan Equality Act.Read more
End Racial Profiling Act
The End Racial Profiling Act of 2015 would prohibit federal, state, and local law enforcement from targeting a person based on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation without trustworthy information that is relevant to linking a person to a crime.Read more
A History of Federal Non-Discrimination Legislation
View a timeline of the legislation that was introduced to protect LGBT people from discrimination in the forty years since the first Equality Act.Read more
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- Thank you @TheGrammyMuseum director Bob Santelli for standing against discrimination in #Mississippi #RepealHB1523 https://t.co/q98ORxM6eI... via @hrc
- WATCH: Kathryn Hahn Receives the @HRC Ally For Equality Award https://t.co/KdA2rPqep6... via @hrc
- WATCH: Voices of #NorthCarolina - Tina White #RepealHB2 #NoHateInMyState https://t.co/3QsOtEKqBD https://t.co/3QsOtEKqBD... via @hrc