Federal Advocacy

Federal Advocacy

The Human Rights Campaign works with every branch of the federal government to ensure that LGBT issues receive the attention and respect they deserve. Whether it’s lobbying for the passage of pro-equality legislation, monitoring the records of judicial nominees on LGBT equality, or advocating for fair-minded regulatory changes, HRC works every day to secure full federal rights, protections and benefits for LGBT people.

Support the Equality Act

It's time for a comprehensive federal lgbt non-discrimination law

No one should be fired, evicted from their home, or denied services because of who they are or whom they love.

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Marriage Positions

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Where does your member of Congress stand on the issue of same-sex marriage?

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Your Elected Officials

LGBT Congress

HRC's searchable database allows you to see where your reps stand on key legislation.

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Get the Facts on DOMA

Defense of Marriage Act

Read our fact sheets on how DOMA's defeat will affect federal benefits for LGBT couples.

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More Resources

HRC works around the clock to lobby members of Congress on critical legislation that would greatly affect the lives of LGBT Americans.

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