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...