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 Senator 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…

Federal Policy, Laws & Legislation

Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act

The Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act seeks to promote better hate crimes data collection as well as a more informed approach to hate crime prevention at the federal, state, and local…

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 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

Trump’s Administrative Abuse and the LGBTQ Community

Under the Obama administration, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people plus community members who use different language to describe identity (LGBTQ+) community experienced a landmark expansion of federal…

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…