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Factbox: What would the Equality Act mean for LGBT+ Americans? - Reuters

LGBT+ Americans moved a step closer to winning legal protection from discrimination this week when the U.S. House of Representatives passed a key civil rights bill backed by President Joe Biden. [L1N2KT28V]

equality act - Reuters
5:05am PST - February 26th, 2021

House passes sweeping LGBTQ rights bill

The Equality Act would ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

equality act - CBS News
4:16am PST - February 26th, 2021

House passes bill prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ after days of debate

The House passed a bill that would prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ Americans after days of heated debate

equality act - ABC News
5:18pm PST - February 25th, 2021

Anger as Florida lawmaker Greg Steube says transgender people ‘offend’ God

GOP’s Greg Steube attacked for comments by Democrats during Equality Act debate

equality act - Independent
3:05pm PST - February 25th, 2021

House of Representatives passes sweeping LGBTQ rights bill

The Equality Act faces a tougher battle in the Senate, where 60-vote threshold is required to bypass a filibuster.

equality act - NBC News
2:00pm PST - February 25th, 2021

House Passes Equality Act - The Wall Street Journal

  1. House Passes Equality Act  The Wall Street Journal
  2. Historic LGBTQ rights bill passes — after exposing GOP divisions  POLITICO
  3. House passes Equality Act expanding LGBTQ rights amid GOP concerns, including effect on girls' sports  Fo…

    equality act - The Wall Street Journal
    1:55pm PST - February 25th, 2021

LGBT+ Americans inch closer to 'freedom' as House passes Equality Act - Reuters

LGBT+ Americans moved a step closer to winning legal protection from discrimination on Thursday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed a key civil rights bill backed by President Joe Biden.

equality act - Reuters
1:53pm PST - February 25th, 2021

Equality Act Passes House, Likely to Face Opposition in Senate

Republicans argue that the bill endangers women, curtails religious freedom, and places an undue burden on certain businesses.

equality act - National Review
1:42pm PST - February 25th, 2021

House passes Equality Act to boost LGBTQ protections

The House voted 224-206 on Thursday to pass the Equality Act, which would expand federal protections for LGBTQ people by prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.Why it matters: The legislation passed in the House in May 2019…

equality act - Axios
1:32pm PST - February 25th, 2021

House votes to pass Equality Act, prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity - The Washington Post

  1. House votes to pass Equality Act, prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity  The Washington Post
  2. The Equality Act with protections for LGBTQ Americans is up for a vote in the House. What is it?  USA TODAY equality act - The Washington Post
    1:31pm PST - February 25th, 2021

Against the Equality Act

The bill is a cynical attempt to use the Civil Rights Act as a Trojan horse for radical leftist social orthodoxies.

equality act - National Review
11:33am PST - February 25th, 2021

US House to pass Equality Act Republicans say threatens freedoms

LGBTG protections will be enshrined in US law if bill survives a steep climb to 60 votes in the Senate.

equality act - Al Jazeera English
10:05am PST - February 25th, 2021

The Equality Act Would Require Government-Funded Abortion

The bill would force taxpayers to fund abortion and offers no conscience protections for health-care workers with objections to the procedure.

equality act - National Review
9:36am PST - February 25th, 2021

Marjorie Taylor Greene Harassed the Trans Child of a Congressional Colleague

The incident took place during debates in the House over the Equality Act.

equality act - Vice News
8:15am PST - February 25th, 2021

House poised to pass sweeping LGBTQ rights bill

The Equality Act would ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

equality act - CBS News
7:35am PST - February 25th, 2021

Rep. Marie Newman says Majorie Taylor Greene has a 'loose touch with reality' after the Georgia congresswoman mocked her transgender daughter

Summary List PlacementAfter Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene put up a poster mocking transgender rights, her office neighbor said on Thursday that colleagues from both parties have been reaching out to express their concern over Greene mocking her…

equality act - Business Insider
7:33am PST - February 25th, 2021

Equality Act, NYC middle schools reopen, Tiger Woods crash: 5 things you need to know Thursday

The House is set to extend protections for LGBTQ Americans, the latest on the Tiger Woods crash and more news to start your Thursday.

equality act - USA Today
2:06am PST - February 25th, 2021

The Equality Act with protections for LGBTQ Americans is up for a vote in the House. What is it? - USA TODAY

"In many ways," the coming vote showed how Congress was "catching up to the rest of the country" on LGBTQ rights, Rep. David Cicilline said.

equality act - USA Today
2:01am PST - February 25th, 2021

The Equality Act isn't equal. It penalizes those with traditional religious beliefs.

Legislative efforts to, in effectiv, coerce religious Americans into betraying sincere, time-honored convictions are the opposite of equality under the law.

equality act - NBC News
1:30am PST - February 25th, 2021

More Americans identify as LGBT than ever before: Poll

A new poll has found that more adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender than ever before.

equality act - ABC News
6:50pm PST - February 24th, 2021

Why the Equality Act Is More Extreme Than the Bostock Decision

Among other issues, the bill guts the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and includes an apparent abortion mandate.

equality act - National Review
12:06pm PST - February 24th, 2021

The Equality Act is Farewell to a Christian Metaphysic

By redefining the human person, we leave behind the moral imagination that built our civilization. The post The Equality Act is Farewell to a Christian Metaphysic appeared first on The American Conservative.

equality act - The American Conservative
9:00am PST - February 24th, 2021

Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to replace LGBTQ+ Equality Act

The Georgia congresswoman has a history of anti-trans remarks

equality act - Independent
12:39pm PST - February 23rd, 2021

The fashion police are judging you on Zoom

For many people, one of the few upsides of sheltering-in-place since the pandemic struck a year ago has been not worrying about what to wear every morning. On Zoom, no one can see your shoes or your sweatpants. But they can see your torso, as well as your off…

equality act - CNN
1:12pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

U.S. labor dept seen saying it will not enforce Trump-era investment rules -sources - Reuters

The U.S. Department of Labor is expected to announce that it will not enforce Trump administration rules that curb investments based on environmental and social factors, and which limit shareholder voting in corporate meetings, according to two people familia…

equality act - Reuters
1:49pm PST - February 18th, 2021

RT @LottieHistory: Please donate! This case will shine a light on how the EHRC have let orgs get away with misrepresenting the Equality Act…

LesbianLabour (@LesbianLabour)
11:26pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @UkXafe: @David__Osland That’s how their existence is justified. Despite being exempt from the Freedom of Information Act, the Equality…

SimplyREDHead #socialistandproud (@LeftieREDHead)
11:21pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

My god, the AUDACITY from this woman. She seems to think she can get 10 Republicans to vote for the Equality Act. deranged. https://t.co/reLDFtR5So

Nik, he/him (@nvc_1024)
11:20pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @QueerlyRadio: Joe Manchin may have officially killed the Equality Act & the rest of Biden’s agenda https://t.co/u9Gy56JaZw https://t.co…

Cass O'Malley (@CassOMalley1)
10:57pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @RepresentMeAZ: Democrats have a chance to pass the Equality Act but out Senator Kyrsten Sinema could screw it up. If Sinema refuses to…

PatriarchyKills EndCorporateWelfare (@dumpbloatus)
10:55pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
Joe Manchin may have officially killed the Equality Act & the rest of Biden’s agenda https://t.co/u9Gy56JaZw https://t.co/tVlUebkUxP

Joe Manchin may have officially killed the Equality Act & the rest of Biden’s agenda https://t.co/u9Gy56JaZw https://t.co/tVlUebkUxP

Queerly (@QueerlyRadio)
10:54pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @funder: The House did its job. Now, tell your senators to pass the #EqualityAct here: https://t.co/delLBllh4E

Gil Zentgraf (@GilZentgraf)
10:48pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

Joe Manchin may have officially killed the Equality Act & the rest of Biden’s agenda https://t.co/bDCM50tGy0

Michelle (@Michelle_888)
10:42pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @GraceBrodie: The immediate danger to Scottish women is removal of sex based rights. We need assurance that the Equality Act exemptions…

Name cannot be blank (@peacelove1967)
10:39pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @UkXafe: @David__Osland That’s how their existence is justified. Despite being exempt from the Freedom of Information Act, the Equality…

Kim Brown (@kimboFX)
10:39pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
Beware the far-ranging impact of Equality Act, says medical group https://t.co/FVNZofPi3D via @OneNewsNow https://t.co/4DlLastp9O

Beware the far-ranging impact of Equality Act, says medical group https://t.co/FVNZofPi3D via @OneNewsNow https://t.co/4DlLastp9O

Israel News Links (@IsraelNewsLinks)
9:15am PDT - April 5th, 2021

Why vaxx passports are a bad idea: 1) Very high uptake of the jab 2) The groups that amount to 99% of covid deaths are already protected from hospitalisation (1st dose given) 3) Legal and ethical issues - indirect discrimination, s.19 Equality Act #DowningStreetBriefing

Przemek (@przemekg18)
9:13am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @truethingmies: @pblevins10 @loveradio3 but interestingly it's the Democrats who have conflate sex and gender identity in your Equality…

Flygirlie30 (@flygirlie30)
9:05am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @09Mark1: CORRECTION: I mean the EQUALITY ACT being pushed by President Biden

Felecia Killings (@CoachFelecia)
9:01am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @SubatomicAsh: @21WIRE Boris the muppet thinks he's going to use #VaccinePassports in the work place he can think again. 1. Its discrim…

Bevbb.963 (@Bevbb9)
8:58am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @NikkiHaleyfan93: Social conservatives are all Nikki Haley haters so I will become socially liberal and pro choice again and endorse sam…

Jon Tester Fan (@JonTesterFan1)
8:55am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @holybullies: @DailySignal @AbigailShrier @AbigailShrier told NOTHING but a bunch of lies, except when she refuted a key negative claim…

Holy Bullies (@holybullies)
8:54am PDT - April 5th, 2021

CORRECTION: I mean the EQUALITY ACT being pushed by President Biden https://t.co/yK9yN2HGhg

BROTHER MALCOLM (@09Mark1)
8:53am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @Sexnotgender_: 'Gender' and 'gender identity' are not protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 and are not defined in the…

Alan Henness (@zeno001)
8:52am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @Sexnotgender_: 'Gender' is not a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 and is not defined in the Act. Sex is the protec…

Alan Henness (@zeno001)
8:51am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @Sexnotgender_: You have 'gender' in what appears to be a list of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. 4/15 https…

Alan Henness (@zeno001)
8:51am PDT - April 5th, 2021

RT @Sexnotgender_: ...I assume its purpose is to help you to ensure that you are recruiting without unlawfully discriminating under the Equ…

Alan Henness (@zeno001)
8:51am PDT - April 5th, 2021

Please, call your senators and tell them to vote no on the HR 5 Equality Act. Let them know this is not who we are in America. It opens the door for pedophilia, attacks on woman, women’s sports, and so much more. It will hurt our country and change it forever. CALL 202-224-3121

Minda7 (@Minda7Q)
10:49am PDT - April 4th, 2021
RT @mbmpolicy: We have a letter in today's @heraldscotland about the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland )Act. https://t.co/OAkThPQ4m2

RT @mbmpolicy: We have a letter in today's @heraldscotland about the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland )Act. https://t.co/OAkThPQ4m2

FWS Equality Monitoring (@Equality_FWS)
10:48am PDT - April 4th, 2021

Sen. Susan Collins refuses to co-sponsor Equality Act. Will she stop it from passing? https://t.co/FeUufDVU3F

Just a gay liberal Hollywood elite (@therapist_gay)
10:48am PDT - April 4th, 2021

QAnon Rep says LGBTQ Equality Act will hurt women, Christians & fetuses in unhinged rant https://t.co/yZmCQqudqL

Just a gay liberal Hollywood elite (@therapist_gay)
10:47am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @BombshellDAILY: BOEBERT EXPOSED AS GROSSLY UNDER UNEDUCATED Unable to complete high school, extremist secured a GED certificate to serv…

Bolinda (@Bolinda7)
10:43am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @BombshellDAILY: REVERSING TRUMPS RACIST AGENDA The Equality Act Was Just The Start As House Democrats Move To Ban Muslim Bans https://t…

edward bolden (@Ebolden47Bolden)
10:38am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @BombshellDAILY: REVERSING TRUMPS RACIST AGENDA The Equality Act Was Just The Start As House Democrats Move To Ban Muslim Bans https://t…

Bombshell DAILY (@BombshellDAILY)
10:37am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @Judith_Char: To think that equality is good is one thing, to act like you mean it is another thing all together. That's why so many bel…

Opuruiche Chukwu (@opuriche_chukwu)
10:36am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @BombshellDAILY: BOEBERT EXPOSED AS GROSSLY UNDER UNEDUCATED Unable to complete high school, extremist secured a GED certificate to serv…

Bombshell DAILY (@BombshellDAILY)
10:36am PDT - April 4th, 2021

Unfortunately due to an act of discrimination, I will not be racing for @ApexOnRacing any longer. This was a tough decision, but as I stand strongly for equality, it is the right thing to do. Should this issue get resolved, then perhaps I may return, but it's farewell for now.

Tom Kellock (@ATOMiK029)
10:28am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @christopheryuan: Father arrested for discussing child’s gender transition in defiance of a Canadian court order. After the Equality Act…

Phoebe Wang (@JingWan92568732)
10:28am PDT - April 4th, 2021

UFC PAC also gave $2,500 to Mark Amodei, who voted against HR 5 - Equality Act, supported Trump's ban on openly transgender service members, supported the use of funds for government contractors who discriminate against LGBT employees. #UFC https://t.co/sq0ilZUQp4

Trent Reinsmith (@TrentReinsmith)
10:22am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @BarbaraRKay: One of the most rational and courageous voices on the issue of women’s sex-based rights: https://t.co/xs17H0kZj4

SimmyMc (@mc_simmy)
10:18am PDT - April 4th, 2021

This #WorldAquaticAnimalDay, I call on @NicolaSturgeon to take action for aquatic animals following this recent expose by @animal_equality! @DefraGovUK is considering issues raised in the WATOK review - when will @ScotGov prioritise this issue too? https://t.co/Sbaas6VSwL

Debbi James-Saunders (@debbijames007)
10:15am PDT - April 4th, 2021

RT @Rom_TAlan: If Manchin does this, I am done with him. Manchin is quietly signaling that he may vote against the Equality Act https://t.c…

Grassroots DNC (@GrassrootsDNC)
10:14am PDT - April 4th, 2021

This #WorldAquaticAnimalDay, I call on @BenMacpherson to watch investigative footage from @animal_equality. Seventy experts have joined this call to action - when will @ScotGov recognise the urgent need for increased protections for aquatic animals? https://t.co/Sbaas7dtoj

Debbi James-Saunders (@debbijames007)
10:14am PDT - April 4th, 2021

When the cancel crowd disagrees with a business’s policies, it’s not enough to take their money elsewhere; they target the business for destruction. Thus Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop is back in court defending his rights. #copolitics https://t.co/hxhldqqpPX

Krista Kafer (@KristaKafer)
10:14am PDT - April 4th, 2021

This #WorldAquaticAnimalDay I call on @FergusEwingSNP to take action on @animal_equality’s investigation exposing the suffering of Scottish salmon. Will you acknowledge that the current legal protections in place for aquatic animals are not enough? https://t.co/Sbaas6VSwL

Debbi James-Saunders (@debbijames007)
10:14am PDT - April 4th, 2021