Currently, federal law does not explicitly prohibit discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, federal funding, education, credit, and jury selection based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Equality Act would amend existing civil rights laws to protect LGBT people from discrimination.
Learn more about Reform Movement positions relating to discriminatory legislation being introduced at the state level.
This text study provides an opportunity to highlight this issue of LGBT rights with audiences, such as teens and young adults, interested in connecting the work they are currently doing to secure equal rights with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
June is LGBT Pride Month! Here are a few ways to get participate: