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Every Child Deserves a Family Act Would Prevent LGBTQ Discrimination in Adoption and Foster Care

posted on Fri, Jun 9 2017 9:08 am by Family Equality Council

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Family Equality Council to Represent LGBTQ Families at National Equality March for Unity and Pride in D.C.

posted on Thu, Jun 8 2017 9:38 am by Family Equality Council

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Family Equality Council and PFLAG National Welcome Bipartisan Introduction of Every Child Deserves a Family Act

posted on Thu, May 25 2017 8:21 am by Family Equality Council

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President Trump’s Executive Order Distorts Religious Faith to Allow for Discrimination

posted on Thu, May 4 2017 2:38 pm by Family Equality Council

Today President Trump signed a deeply troubling Executive Order that blurs the constitutionally-protected boundaries between church and state, and grants Attorney General Jeff Sessions a broad license to overlook, permit, or even encourage discrimination against the LGBTQ community by federal employees, contractors, and grantees. 

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Trump Administration Revives License To Discriminate Executive Order Under Guise of “Religious Freedom”

posted on Wed, May 3 2017 11:06 am by Family Equality Council

Media reports yesterday indicate that the Trump Administration plans to sign an Executive Order on Thursday similar to a leaked order that was widely circulated in February that would be deeply damaging to the LGBTQ community. This order – if signed by the President – will provide a sweeping license to discriminate against LGBTQ individuals, same-sex couples and their families, and would deal a devastating blow to the significant progress made toward full legal and lived equality for the LGBTQ community. 

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The Equality Act is the Comprehensive LGBTQ Rights Bill Our Families Have Been Waiting For

posted on Tue, May 2 2017 10:36 am by Family Equality Council

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Appointment of Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court Represents Threat to LGBTQ Families

posted on Fri, Apr 7 2017 1:46 pm by Family Equality Council

Today’s Senate vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court represents a serious threat to progress toward lived and legal equality for LGBTQ families. Since the nomination was announced in December by President Trump, Family Equality Council has joined numerous organizations in demonstrating how Gorsuch’s views on civil rights issues are fundamentally at odds with the notion that LGBT people are entitled to equality, liberty, justice and dignity under the law.

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Family Equality Council to Honor When We Rise and Dr. David Baker-Hargrove at Annual Night at the Pier Gala in New York

posted on Tue, Apr 4 2017 8:06 pm by Family Equality Council

Night at the Pier is an annual celebration and opportunity to recognize outstanding support for LGBTQ families, held at Chelsea Piers in New York.

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Press Coverage of the 2017 LA Impact Awards

posted on Mon, Mar 13 2017 1:26 pm by Family Equality Council

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Family Equality Council Condemns Decision to Rescind Transgender Schools Guidance

posted on Wed, Feb 22 2017 6:37 pm by Family Equality Council

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