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…

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…

Your Elected Officials

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

HIV & Health Equity, Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy

PrEP Access and Coverage Act

The PrEP Access and Coverage Act would require all private and public insurance plans to cover the HIV prevention pill and related services with no out-of-pocket costs for patients.

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…

Federal Policy, Laws & Legislation

Sex Discrimination Report

HRC published its “Inclusive Interpretations of Sex Discrimination Law,” a report that outlines how federal courts have developed a consistent legal narrative regarding discrimination against LGBTQ people as constituting unlawful…

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…

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…

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy

Fair and Equal Housing Act

The Fair and Equal Housing Act would provide consistent and explicit non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people in housing by adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protected characteristics under the…