HRC's searchable database allows you to see where your Members of Congress stand on key legislation.
HRC works around the clock to lobby members of Congress on critical legislation that would greatly affect the lives of LGBTQ Americans.
The Equality Act would provide consistent and explicit non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across key areas of life.
HRC wants to provide you with information on how your elected officials have voted on the issues of equality.
Read through a timeline of the legislation that was introduced to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in the 40 years since the first Equality Act.
Explore: Federal Advocacy
Find out more about HRC’s efforts to secure full federal protections and benefits for the LGBTQ community.
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Sex Discrimination Report
HRC releases its Inclusive Interpretations of Sex Discrimination Law report, which how federal courts have developed a consistent legal narrative regarding discrimination against LGBTQ people.Read more
A National Epidemic: Fatal Anti-Transgender Violence in America in 2018
At least 22 transgender people have been killed in the U.S. since the beginning of 2018 — 82 percent of them were women of color, 64 percent were under the age of 35, 55 percent lived in the South.Read more
Trump’s Administrative Abuse and the LGBTQ Community
This HRC Foundation report highlights the Trump-Pence administration's highly unusual and abusive efforts to quietly roll back critical protections, programs and services for the LGBTQ community.Read more
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