Blog Posts

With so much momentum for LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination protections across the country – as well as many attacks from opponents working to push through anti-LGBT proposals – Freedom for All Americans is here to keep you as informed as possible, with daily blog content providing insight into the latest in this national campaign and the ever-changing landscape of LGBT non-discrimination.

State Legislative Update: A Mix of Successes and Setbacks for LGBTQ Equality

By Megan Clayton • March 8, 2019, 3:27 pm Since kicking off in January, the 2019 legislative session has seen dozens of bills introduced across the country concerning LGBTQ nondiscrimination. While positive momentum has been generated in certain statehouses, unfortunately discriminatory legislation continues to rear its head — largely in states where we’ve seen such battles before.

No Place Like Home: The Continuing Fight for Fair Housing in the LGBTQ Community

By Shane Stahl • February 5, 2019, 11:23 am Housing discrimination is a very real issue that affects the LGBTQ community, but momentum for nondiscrimination protections at the state and federal level may work to combat this issue.

Job Announcement: Director, Individual & Corporate Giving

By Freedom for All Americans • January 24, 2019, 7:15 am FFAA is seeking a Director of Individual & Corporate Giving responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of donors and prospective donors (“donors/prospects”), developing and managing a corporate giving program, and assisting with the development and execution of small online and in-person events for donor networking and cultivation.

Executive Orders: Kasich, Snyder, and DeWine Take Action

By Communications Team • January 12, 2019, 8:00 am The bipartisan momentum for LGBTQ nondiscrimination is undeniable, and Republican lawmakers are taking action to protect their LGBTQ constituents from discrimination.

Executive Orders: One Step Closer to Winning Nondiscrimination

By Shane Stahl • January 11, 2019, 10:28 am In just the past few weeks, four governors have issued executive orders implementing statewide nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people in state and local public employment.

Truth Alert: American Academy of Pediatrics v. American College of Pediatrics

By Shane Stahl • December 26, 2018, 11:01 am Learn the difference between two similarly named organizations — and which one is offering legitimate, vetted medical information about LGBTQ youth.

Freedom for All Americans’ LGBTQ Legislative Outlook for 2019

By Hannah Willard • December 21, 2018, 12:38 pm The 2019 legislative session will offer opportunities to advance statewide nondiscrimination protections and create movement for a federal law, but also set up potential fights against anti-LGBTQ legislation.

Historic: Republican Governor John Kasich Signs Pro-LGBTQ Executive Order

By Adam Polaski • December 19, 2018, 5:56 pm Great news in Ohio - Republican Governor John Kasich will protect LGBTQ state employees from discrimination!

Republican Governor Chris Sununu Signs Transgender Protections into Law in New Hampshire

By Hannah Willard • December 17, 2018, 12:37 pm New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed protections for transgender people into law this year, expressing strong support and speaking out in favor of transgender rights.

Today We Honor Transgender Day of Remembrance and Push Toward Hope on the Horizon

By Adam Polaski • November 20, 2018, 11:49 am Freedom for All Americans commemorates International Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring those lost and committing to the continued fight for the dignity of transgender people nationwide.

Transgender Awareness Week: How Americans Nationwide Pushed Back on Attacks from the Trump Administration

By Shane Stahl • November 19, 2018, 4:29 pm Continuing a disturbing trend begun upon inauguration in 2017, President Donald Trump and his administration this year have taken even more actions to chip away at the advancement of equality and dignity for transgender people.

Transgender Awareness Week: Checking in on the #RainbowWave – Including Historic Wins for Transgender People

By Adam Polaski • November 17, 2018, 9:54 am

Transgender Awareness Week: Reflecting on Policy Victories in 2018

By Shane Stahl • November 16, 2018, 3:11 pm

Historic Win in Massachusetts Caps a Year of Transgender Nondiscrimination Victories

By Shane Stahl • November 9, 2018, 2:48 pm The historic victory of the Yes on 3 campaign in Massachusetts on Tuesday caps a year of major victories upholding transgender nondiscrimination protections nationwide.

Tracking Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s Change of Heart on Transgender Protections

By Hannah Willard • November 7, 2018, 12:29 pm Massachusetts’ Republican Governor Charlie Baker went on a personal journey from opposing transgender rights to full support, even making a personal donation to the campaign working to uphold those protections at the ballot.