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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Your Elected Officials

Search here to find how your federal elected officials stand on legislation that impacts the LGBTQ+ community.

Transgender, Workplace, Laws & Legislation

Workplace Discrimination Laws and Policies

Under the patchwork of state and local employment law that prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation more than three of every five citizens live in jurisdictions…

Federal Policy, Elections, Allies, Laws & Legislation

Trump's Timeline of Hate

Since the moment Donald Trump and Mike Pence walked into the White House, they have attacked the progress we have made toward full equality for the LGBTQ+ community and undermined…

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy

Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act

The Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act amends the Federal Trade Commission Act to clarify that providing conversion therapy to any person in exchange for monetary compensation or advertising such services is…

Federal Policy, Laws & Legislation

The Lawsuit Against Trump's Trans Military Ban

HRC will be represented by Lambda Legal and Modern Military Association of America (formerly known as OutServe-SLDN) in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Trump administration's ban on military…

Federal Policy, Laws & Legislation

THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL INSURANCE LEAVE (FAMILY) ACT

The FAMILY Act would help bridge the financial gap facing many working families following the birth or adoption of a child as well as personal or family illness requiring leave…

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy

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,…

Federal Policy, Laws & Legislation

Tell Your Senators to Pass the Equality Act

Did you know that LGBTQ+ people in 29 states still lack comprehensive protections from discrimination in housing, education, health care, financial institutions and more? The Equality Act would ensure every…