The Equality Act Passed in The House Today, Now We Must Work for it to Pass in the Senate and Here’s How To Take Action

Today U.S. history was made when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act! The LGBTQ community has been working toward this milestone since they helped shape the first Equality Act 45 years ago with U.S. Rep. Bella Abzug. Per The New York Times, The bill, passed 236-173, comes as departments across the Trump administration have dismantled policies friendly to gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, like barring transgender recruits from serving in the military or formally rejecting complaints filed by transgender students who are barred from restrooms that match their gender identity.

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