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...

NAACP Backs Equality Act

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored people (NAACP), the country’s oldest civil rights organization for African Americans, has publicly endorsed the Equality Act, reported NBC News.The Eq...

Former Log Cabin Leader Opposes Equality Act

Former Log Cabin Republicans President Gregory Angelo has publicly opposed the Equality Act, the proposed bill which would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual o...