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This Week’s Developments in LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

October 12, 2018, 2:09 pm Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has publicly endorsed the Yes on 3 campaign, acknowledging that all transgender Bay Staters deserve the right to equality under the law.

This Week’s Developments in LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

October 5, 2018, 12:06 pm A federal judge appointed by George W. Bush ruled that a controversial replacement to North Carolina’s HB2 cannot discriminate against transgender residents and a lawsuit against the law can move forward.

This Week’s Developments in LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

September 28, 2018, 10:52 am Officials in Cuyahoga County, Ohio -- home to about 1.2 million people -- passed an LGBTQ nondiscrimination measure this week.

This Week’s Developments in LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

September 21, 2018, 12:23 pm There were a number of positive developments for LGBTQ Americans this week - from momentum for nondiscrimination protections in multiple states, to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics that recognize the importance of gender-affirming care for transgender youth.

Unanimous 7th Circuit Panel Rules in Favor of LGB Housing Protections

August 27, 2018, 7:04 pm In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court today affirmed in Wetzel v. Glen St. Andrew Living Community that discrimination based on sexual orientation is prohibited under the Fair Housing Act.

FFAA Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

August 26, 2018, 9:53 am Freedom for All Americans’ Chief Executive Officer Masen Davis issued the following statement on the death of Senator John McCain.

Christine Hallquist Makes History in Vermont Governor’s Race

August 14, 2018, 9:36 pm Christine Hallquist won the Democratic nomination for governor in Vermont tonight - and is making history as the first openly transgender person to secure a major party nomination in a gubernatorial race.

House Committee Moves to Give Taxpayer-Funded Adoption Agencies a ‘License to Discriminate’

July 11, 2018, 3:11 pm In a 29 to 23 vote today, lawmakers in the House Appropriations Committee voted to amend the HHS appropriations bill to allow taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ families.

BREAKING: FFAA Statement on Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to Supreme Court

July 9, 2018, 9:21 pm President Donald Trump tonight nominated D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

MA Celebrates Anniversary of Transgender Law as Historic Fight Looms on Election Day

July 8, 2018, 9:55 am Today marks two years since Massachusetts' Republican Governor Charlie Baker signed into law explicit protections for transgender people in public places, such as restaurants, stores, and doctors' offices.

Freedom for All Americans Announces Chief Counsel Jon Davidson

July 2, 2018, 1:31 pm Today Freedom for All Americans and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund announced LGBTQ movement lawyer Jon Davidson as the newest addition to its growing team working to secure explicit and comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide. 

Anti-Transgender Initiative Fails to Qualify for November Ballot in Montana

July 2, 2018, 8:46 am Officials have confirmed that anti-LGBTQ activists failed to gather the roughly 26,000 signatures needed to force an anti-transgender initiative onto the ballot in Montana this Election Day.

FFAA Celebrates 49 Year-Anniversary of Historic Stonewall Uprising

June 28, 2018, 10:41 am Today marks the 49-year anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, when a brave group of LGBTQ people sparked the modern American LGBTQ equality movement.

Freedom for All Americans Statement on Justice Kennedy’s Retirement

June 27, 2018, 3:14 pm Justice Anthony Kennedy announced today that he is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Advocates Mark Three-Year Anniversary of Marriage as Push Continues for Full LGBTQ Protections

June 26, 2018, 9:18 am Today marks the three-year anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court decision that ensured the constitutional freedom to marry for same-sex couples across America.
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