Take Action! Sign the petition…Help pass EQUALITY ACT NOW!

Despite significant steps forward, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans lack basic legal protections in states across the country. Federal law does not provide consistent non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The need for these protections is clear—nearly two-thirds of LGBTQ Americans report having experienced discrimination in their personal lives.

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

The Equality Act would amend existing civil rights law to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected characteristics. By doing so LGBTQ people will finally be afforded the exact same protections as other covered characteristics under federal law.

Show your support for the EQUALITY ACT by signing the petition located on the Social Justice table in the Social Hall.

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