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By adding your name to our list of community co-sponsors, you’ll join with thousands of others to push the Senate to pass the Equality Act into law, which would provide consistent and explicit non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ people across key areas of life, including employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs, and jury service.
With pro-equality majorities in both chambers of Congress, there has never been a better time to pass the Equality Act.
Sammy wants to rent a house. Can he afford it? It doesn't matter - his landlord saw Sammy kiss his boyfriend and now the couple can't live there. Outraged? Support the Equality Act.
Derrick and his date are looking forward to prom. How great will their photos turn out? They won’t ever know. Some parents picketed Derrick and his date because they're gay and now they can’t go. Outraged? Support the Equality Act.
The game is rigged against this couple before they even get a chance to win their dream anniversary celebration. Shocked? Support the Equality Act!
Samira has to play a game of chance just for access to her prescriptions and health care. Infuriated? Support the Equality Act.
Can you guess which haircut is more expensive? If you think the answer is outrageous, support the Equality Act!
Adelyn should be growing up like any other kid. Instead, she is fighting for her rights because legislators chose to attack her for their own agenda.
Queen Hatcher-Johnson was evicted for being transgender. Now, Queen is speaking out in support of the Equality Act, which would add LGBTQ protections to existing civil rights laws.
Brown joins HRC in calling on Congress to pass the Equality Act — legislation that would extend federal protections for LGBTQ+ people once and for all.
This is what the Equality Act would do for the LGBTQ+ community, women, and people of color. Text EQUALITY ACT to 472472 to become a Community Co-sponsor of the bill.
Speaker Pelosi calls the bipartisan Equality Act a top legislative priority for the U.S. House of Representatives.
The actor and writer of "Special" on Netflix talks about his support for the Equality Act.
The actor and comedian says she supports the Equality Act as a way to affirm LGBTQ+ youth.
The actor talks about the need for the Equality Act, which would add LGBTQ+ protections to existing civil rights law.
Trans advocate Blossom Brown talks about being turned away from nursing school because of her gender identity, and the need for the Equality Act.
The "Queer Eye" star and activist on why he supports the Equality Act, a bill that would add LGBTQ+ protections to civil rights law.
The actors and husbands discuss their rights as LGBTQ+ Americans and how rights and protections can change state by state.
The award winning filmmaker voices his support for the Equality Act with an emotional story about his brother's coming out journey.
In the years since coming out as a transgender woman, Danielle Brown faced discrimination, harassment and even threats to her life. She joins HRC’s call on Congress to pass the Equality Act now.
The Olympic figure skater talks about his support for the Equality Act, a bill that would add LGBTQ+ protections to existing federal law.
The actor vocalizes her support for the Equality Act, legislation that would add LGBTQ+ protections to existing federal civil rights law.
The singer and trans activist joins "Americans for the Equality Act", a series of videos produced by award-winning directors Dustin Lance Black and Paris Barclay.
LGBTQ+ ally and mother of a gender non-conforming child, spoke on the importance of why we need to pass the bipartisan Equality Act now.
Rep. Stephanie Murphy was motivated to run for Congress after the Pulse nightclub shooting, and she’s still fighting for the LGBTQ+ community today.
LGBTQ+ trailblazer Senator Kyrsten Sinema on why she’s a proud co-sponsor of the Equality Act now.
LGBTQ+ ally Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman urges her colleagues in Congress to pass the Equality Act now.
The Academy Award winning actor and her son Sam support the Equality Act as part of HRC's Americans for the Equality Act campaign.
LGBTQ+ champion Senator Tammy Baldwin calls on Congress to pass the bipartisan Equality Act.
LGBT Equality Caucus Co-Chair Representative David Cicilline speaks out on why we need to pass the Equality Act.
LGBTQ+ ally Senator Jeff Merkley urges his colleagues in Congress to pass the Equality Act.
Sen. Cory Booker has long been a champion for LGBTQ+ rights and is calling on his colleagues to finally pass the Equality Act.
More than 250 social justice organizations, child welfare, religious and medical organizations have signed on to support the Equality Act.