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The Equality Act and the Quest To Protect LGBTQ Right‪s
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The Equality Act and the Quest To Protect LGBTQ Right‪s

CAP Action's Sharita Gruberg joins Daniella and Jesse to discuss the recently reintroduced Equality Act and the impact the legislation would have on LGBTQ Americans.

Part of a Series

After lingering in legislative limbo during the last Congress, the Equality Act—a bill that will codify anti-discrimination protections for the LGBTQ community in the United States—has been reintroduced by the Democratic majority of the 117th Congress. CAP Action’s Sharita Gruberg joins Daniella and Jesse on the pod this week to discuss the impact the bill could have if passed by the House and Senate and how politics for LGBTQ Americans has changed with the arrival of the Biden administration.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Jesse Lee is a vice president for Communications at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast manager for Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund.

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Authors

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Jesse Lee

Senior Adviser

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator

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Politics. Policy. Progress. All under one big tent. Produced by CAP Action, “The Tent” is a news and politics podcast hosted by Daniella Gibbs Léger. Listen each Thursday for episodes exploring topics that progressives are focused on.

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