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.

Breaking Down the Binary: Genderfluid

By Shane Stahl • June 13, 2019, 9:58 am We’re working to break down the many different gender identities that exist, provide context for what each means, and further emphasize how gender identity protections benefit a multitude of different people. Here, exploring what it is to be genderfluid.

Breaking Down the Binary: Nonbinary and Genderqueer

By Shane Stahl • May 28, 2019, 12:40 pm FFAA's Breaking Down the Binary blog series continues — here, describing what it means to identify as nonbinary or genderqueer.

Breaking Down the Binary: Transgender

By Shane Stahl • May 14, 2019, 1:04 pm Our Breaking Down the Binary series continues, with an explanation of what it means to be a transgender person.

Breaking Down the Binary: Cisgender

By Shane Stahl • April 19, 2019, 12:23 pm Our Breaking Down the Binary blog series exploring the many facets of gender identity continues, with an explanation of what it means to be a cisgender person.

Freedom for All Americans’ CEO Shares Personal Story in Support of Equality Act

By Masen Davis • April 2, 2019, 2:36 pm Right now, bringing people together to support protections for LGBTQ people nationwide is more important than ever.

Transgender Day of Visibility: What it Means to Live Visibly and to Fight for Those Who Cannot

By Kasey Suffredini • March 31, 2019, 1:52 am FFAA's President of Strategy Kasey Suffredini reflects on both recent victories and continuing challenges this Transgender Day of Visibility, 2019.

Breaking Down the Binary: A Gender Identity Resource

By Shane Stahl • March 19, 2019, 9:28 am A comprehensive guide provided by Freedom for All Americans on different gender identities, the difference between sex and gender, and why nondiscrimination protections must include gender identity.

In Roundtable with Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Michiganders Call for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

By Adam Polaski • March 12, 2019, 10:15 am Last month, on Thursday, February 21, supporters of LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections gathered with United States Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib at the Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park, Michigan to discuss the harms of 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.