American Voices for Freedom

Discrimination is wrong—period. That’s why across the country, Americans are speaking out in support of protecting hardworking gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination. Business leaders, people of faith and a bipartisan coalition of supporters are joining with LGBT people and their families in agreeing that it’s time for non-discrimination protections nationwide. Read their stories below.

South Dakota Man to Governor: Don’t Make Transgender Kids Endure What I Did Growing Up

Terri Bruce • Rapid City, SD

Texas Attorney Who Fought for Marriage Stands up for Non-Discrimination

Daniel McNeel Lane • San Antonio, Texas

How Pennsylvania Can Help My Transgender Daughter Live a Happy, Safe Life

Jessica & Her Daughter Ally • Allentown, PA

Pennsylvania Moms Work Toward More Secure Future for their Family

Amber & Shellon • Pittsburgh, PA

Georgia Woman Remembers Being Fired from Her Job One Year Before Retirement

Connie Galloway • Blue Ridge, GA

Transgender Mother of 3 in Kentucky Stands Up Against Discrimination

Vanessa Gilliam • Louisville, KY

Montana Couple Aims to Accelerate Momentum for Non-Discrimination

Kody Christensen & Zac Linton • Billings, MT

Transgender Student in SC: Protection from Discrimination Shouldn’t Rely on Good Fortune

Blair Durkee • Central, SC

A Belief in Fairness, Rooted in Their Faith

The Turners • Laramie, Wyoming

Fired Not For Her Job Performance, But for Being a Lesbian

ShariLynn Robinson-Lynk • Ann Arbor, Michigan

His Baptist Upbringing Taught Him that God Loves All

Reverend Doctor Larry Betheune • Austin, Texas

A Military Vet Faces Discrimination in the Workforce

Denise Brogan-Kator • Michigan

Being A Republican is About Individual Liberty and Personal Freedom

Mimi Planas • Miami, Florida

A 10 Year Journey to Tell Her Own Story

Ja'briel Walthour • Savannah, Georgia

Pro Soccer Player: Supporting Non-Discrimination Is About Leveling the Playing Field

Chris Seitz • Dallas, Texas

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