Equality for All

The Equality Act (HR 6) would add explicit protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity to our civil rights laws. The bill would also add and expand legal protections for women, people of color, and many other communities. Introduced by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), the bill passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support on February 25, 2021. It’s time for the Senate to pass the bill!