Elections

There are over 50 million Equality Voters in America — LGBTQ people and allies who understand the importance of electing officeholders as committed to equality as we are. But pro-equality candidates are only part of the equation: we must also fight to ensure the access to and integrity of our elections. Access to free and fair elections is central to preserving democracy, and it’s something that affects LGBTQ people disproportionately.

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Featured Resource

HRC Voting Center

Many states are adjusting voting methods and deadlines due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Take advantage of absentee or mail ballot options if they are available. If in-person voting is…

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Federal Policy, Laws & Legislation

Congressional Scorecard

LGBTQ Americans and allies have the power to decide whether to move equality forward or lose ground. Find information on how your elected officials have voted on issues of equality.

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy, Elections

Voting Rights Advancement Act

The Voting Rights Advancement Act would strengthen voting rights by expanding and strengthening the government's ability to respond to voting discrimination.

Federal Policy

Trump’s Administrative Abuse and the LGBTQ Community

Under the Obama administration, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community experienced a landmark expansion of federal protections through administrative actions. These changes improved the quality of life…

Elections

HRC Voting Center

Many states are adjusting voting methods and deadlines due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Take advantage of absentee or mail ballot options if they are available. If in-person voting is…

Elections

Virtual Phone Banking

Phone from Home!
Voter-to-voter contact is the most effective way to communicate what’s at stake for the LGBTQ community in this election. Moreover, we need to communicate safe voting options…

Elections

Ted Cruz: Not a Fan of Pride Parades

Withdrew CandidacyWhether the issue is marriage equality or critical protection from discrimination, Texas Senator Ted Cruz has consistently opposed equality for LGBT Americans. And he’s gone even further, attacking fellow…