#EqualityForward: The Equality Act Launches with Immense Support

Today, HRC endorsed the Equality Act, a landmark federal non-discrimination bill that would ensure all LGBT Americans have the protections from discrimination in federal law they deserve. Its strong endorsement accompanies several other statements of support for federal LGBT non-discrimination protections, including a civil rights icon, major leaders in Corporate America, prominent Republican and Democratic members of the legal community, as well as new polling demonstrating overwhelming bipartisan support among the American public.

  1. The Equality Act was introduced by Senators Jeff Merkley, Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker, and Representative David Cicilline,
  2. The bill has more than 166 cosponsors in the House, including Representative John Lewis, and at least 40 in the Senate. Major American companies, celebrities, advocates and influencers announced their support for The Equality Act.
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