Introduced in Senate (02/23/2021) Equality Act. This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system.
AN ACT To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.
Feb 25, 2021 · On Thursday, House Democrats and three Republican representatives passed the Equality Act, a bill that would grant national civil protections against LGBT discrimination. The bill now heads to the...
Apr 10, 2021 · As rural activists, the Equality Act would give us a more self-determination as we work towards liberation. Wednesday, April 28, 2021 The rightwing backlash is inevitable.
May 03, 2021 · In Your Opinion: Senate should not pass the Equality Act Apr 6, 2021 The House passed the Equality Act in February, and it is being debated on the Senate floor. We should give further thought as to...
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On March 2, 2021, H.R. 5 was read for the first and second time in the U.S. Senate and placed on the Senate calendar, bringing it closer to a vote at any time. The Equality Act passed the House of...
- Misnamed’ Act. President Joe Biden has said passage of the Equality Act is one of his top priorities during his first 100 days in office. In a Feb. 19 statement, Biden urged Congress to pass the Equality Act “because no one should ever face discrimination or live in fear because of who they are or whom they love.”
- We Just Need to Be Able to Live Our Lives’ Advocates of the Equality Act argued that the legislation would not have negative implications for women’s sports or religious institutions, but simply would provide equal protection under the law.
- Women and Girls Only Ones ‘Asked to Bear This Risk’ The future of women’s sports is bleak if the Equality Act becomes law, numerous GOP leaders and women’s right’s activists argued.
- Where No Federal Law Has Gone Before’ The Equality Act would redefine sex as something that is self-defined, testified Mary Rice Hasson, the Kate O’Beirne fellow in Catholic studies at the Washington-based Ethics and Public Policy Center.
Mar 17, 2021 · The bill, which would add LGBTQ rights protections to federal civil rights law, passed the U.S. House of Representatives last month. By Kelsey Dallas @kelsey_dallas Mar 17, 2021, 1:24pm MDT. A gay pride rainbow flag flies with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan., on April 19, 2019. The Equality Act that would extend federal civil rights protections to LGBTQ people is a top priority of President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress.