Hundreds of LGBTQ Leaders to Convene in the South for Equality Conference
July 20, 2018
Over 200 LGBTQ leaders from the state-based movement for equality will convene in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the end of July for Equality Federation’s 21st annual Leadership Conference. ...Read more
July 2, 2018
Donald Trump has said he will appoint Supreme Court Justices who will work to overturn Roe v. Wade, and he has said that women who access abortion care should be punished. ...
Bi-National Same-Sex Couples Fight for Children’s Citizenship
January 26, 2018
A Los Angeles bi-national gay couple are suing the United States State Department for denying one of their young twin sons citizenship. They are one of two bi-national couples who filed two separate cases against the department claiming discrimination. ...Read more
January 22, 2018
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following video statement in celebration of the anniversary of the Women’s March, likely the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history. ...
October 25, 2017
In the 10 years it took me to become a U.S. citizen, I faced financial hardship, dozens of interviews, and lived in constant fear of deportation. Despite being a highly skilled, in-demand worker as a doctor, the process was nothing short of painful. ...
National Queer Asian Pacific Island Alliance: No DACA Deal with the Devil, Not This Time!
October 15, 2017
Canceling DACA puts the lives of 800,000 undocumented young people at risk of deportation. NQAPIA demands a clean DREAM Act without any enforcement provisions. ...Read more
DelBene Helps Introduce Bill to Protect Dreamers from Deportation
August 3, 2017
Nearly 800,000 children brought to this country by their parents – called Dreamers – have known no other home than the United States. ...Read more
Unanimous Ruling in Washington State Supreme Court Against Arlene’s Flowers Owner
February 16, 2017
The couple and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued Stutzman for violating Washington state's law protecting against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. ...Read more
No Human is Illegal: Suggested Precautions to Take Now
January 17, 2017
Applications filed today will be decided and granted on the basis of the laws and rules while Obama is in office. So, take care of these as soon as possible. ...Read more
November 30, 2016
As diverse bar associations, we have a unique opportunity to serve as voices for individuals and communities who are targeted based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.