Federal Policy

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…

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…

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.

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,…

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…

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy, Elections

John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

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

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy

Every Child Deserves a Family Act

Some states bar lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals or same-sex couples from serving as adoptive or foster parents, and many public child welfare agencies still discriminate against…