House of Representatives Passes Equality Act

The House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act on Friday (May 17) – the first time in American history.The legislation passed by a vote of 236-173. Yes votes were constituted of all Democrats, ...

Mormon Church Announces Opposition to Equality Act

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), widely known as the Mormon Church, has joined other Christian churches in coming out in opposition to the Equality Act.The church said in a statement t...

Trump Comes Out Against Equality Act

With a vote on the Equality Act in the U.S. House expected on Friday, a senior administration official indicated exclusively to the Washington Blade that President Trump opposes the bill.“The Trump administ...

House Judiciary Committee Passes Equality Act

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to federal civil rights laws.The Equality Act, which U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) reint...