• House ‘Equality Act' Gives Civil Rights Protections To Gay And Transgender People

    5 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    The bill will move to the Senate where it will likely face opposition
    The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act today, a bill aimed at protecting the LGBTQ community from discrimination in housing, the workplace, public accommodations, and other settings. The bill also expands protections to prohibit discrimination based on sex in public and private accommodations.
    The bill - originally introduced in 2015 - passed 236-173, coming at a time when the Trump administration continues to undo past policies protecting LGBTQ individuals. One such act was a ban on transgender soldiers...
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