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United Against Hate™ - Fighting Back on State Legislative Attacks On LGBTQ+ People

LGBTQ+ people are under a coordinated attack in state legislatures across the country, with a record number of anti-LGBTQ+ bills on track to be considered in 2022. The Human Rights Campaign is at the frontlines fighting back. Through our United Against Hate initiative, we’re organizing nationwide and mobilizing pro-equality voices in an effort to halt hundreds of bills from moving through legislative chambers.

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Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills in 2022

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States with no anti-LGBTQ bills introduced/not in legislative session

14 States & DC

States that have introduced anti-LGBTQ bills

23 States

States that have signed anti-LGBTQ bills into law

13 States

So far this year, we’ve seen more than 300 anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced in states across the country. Instead of focusing on real issues like economic relief, healthcare or infrastructure, politicians are targeting LGBTQ+ people.

Many of these discriminatory bills target transgender kids, including dozens upon dozens of bills that try to ban trans kids from playing sports or receiving life-saving health care. These bills are dangerous and discriminatory, and they have economic implications: More than 150 major corporations have so far signed a letter warning that these bills will have a negative effect on their employees, customers, competitiveness, and state and national economies.

TAKE ACTION AGAINST THESE BILLS TODAY

Trans kids want to play sports for the same reasons all kids do: to be part of a team, to learn discipline, and above all, to have fun with their friends. But lawmakers across the country are trying to pass laws that would ban trans youth from participating in school sports.

LGBTQ+ people belong in every state, every city, every neighborhood. These bills don’t. Help us fight back.

Count Me In

The Human Rights Campaign is actively working to advocate for the rights and lives of the transgender and non-binary community –– but we all must do more –– can we count you in?

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Holding Conversations About Trans-Inclusive Sports

HRC has created this chatbot in order for you to have persuasive conversations with friends, family and acquaintances about supporting trans and non-binary youth and opposing these discriminatory bills.

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Our Fight Against Anti-Trans Legislation

Take action now: Add your name and join with thousands of others to defend transgender rights. Your signature will send a message that we won’t back down when these lawmakers come for our community.

Join us in the fight

Across the country, courageous people of all backgrounds have appeared before state legislatures to tell elected officials how these dangerous bills will impact our communities. Watch their stories, and join us in the fight.

Fight anti-trans legislation

Tell state legislators to stop attacking the transgender community NOW! Your signature will send a message that we won’t back down when these lawmakers come for our community.

This page was last updated: 3/8/2022