The Human Rights Campaign works with every branch of the federal government and in all 50 states to ensure that LGBTQ+ 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 LGBTQ+ equality, or advocating for fair-minded regulatory changes, HRC works every day to secure full rights, protections and benefits for LGBTQ+ people.

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The Equality Act

The Equality Act would provide consistent and explicit anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ people across key areas of life, including employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs,…

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Workplace, Laws & Legislation

Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation

So far, 152 companies have signed the Business Statement Opposing Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation stating their clear opposition to harmful legislation aimed at restricting the access of LGBTQ people in society.…

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy

Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act

The Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act would undermine the government’s ability to ensure child welfare organizations make decisions based on the best interest of children.

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

Customer Non-Discrimination Act

The Customer Non-Discrimination Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in public accommodations. Additionally, it would update…

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy

Do No Harm Act

The Do No Harm Act clarifies that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is intended to protect religious freedom without allowing the infliction of harm on other people. It would amend…

Communities of Color, Laws & Legislation, Religion & Faith, Federal Policy

End Racial and Religious Profiling Act

The End Racial and Religious Profiling Act would prohibit federal, state, and local law enforcement from targeting a person based on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender,…