In a historic 5-4 ruling on June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States found bans on marriage equality unconstitutional—and that the fundamental right to marriage is a fundamental right for all. Learn more about the landmark decision here.
Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBT equality in Mississippi alongside state and local groups and lawmakers.
In an unprecedented effort to bring equality to Mississippi, HRC launched Project One America, a comprehensive campaign to dramatically expand LGBT equality in the South through permanent campaigns in Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas.
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In 2014, HRC undertook the largest survey of its kind to date on the needs, experiences, and priorities of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Mississippi.
The results show that LGBT Mississippians are just like their friends and family members—living, working, volunteering, and going to church within their communities. However, LGBT people also face daunting amounts of harassment and discrimination and enjoy no legal protections at either the local or state level.
All God’s Children is a public education and engagement campaign that aims to strengthen the foundation of public support for LGBT Mississippians, aid in the passage of pro-equality legislation, and bolster efforts to win marriage equality for Mississippi’s LGBT couples.