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LGBTQI+ people are a vital part of our nation and have remained resilient in their fight for equal rights.
However, the LGBTQI+ community is currently facing unprecedented levels of discrimination: State attacks explicitly targeting the rights of LGBTQI+ people have surged in recent years, while attempts to ban gender-affirming health care and criminalize drag performances have spread through various state houses across the country. Not only does the passage of these measures directly harm LGBTQI+ people and communities, but data also show that the mere introduction of these kinds of bills—which are often fueled by hateful and misinformed rhetoric—adversely affects LGBTQI+ people, especially youth.
CAP Action is dedicated to providing research that highlights the need for legal and lived equality for LGBTQI+ people as well as advancing policy solutions that further comprehensive nondiscrimination protections in tandem with policies that support the economic security, health, and safety of LGBTQI+ people.
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LBTQI+ rights activists Chasten Buttigieg and Brandon Wolf talk gun violence prevention, the Pulse Nightclub tragedy, and Wolf's new book, A Place for Us.
Jun 27, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Colin Seeberger, Erin Phillips, 2 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli
Kellan Baker joins Colin to discuss Pride month, attacks on transgender rights and access to health care, and policy issues that affect broader LGBTQI+ health.
Jun 9, 2023
Florida high school student Cameron Driggers explains how Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R-FL) policies affect LGBTQ+ students like him. He warns that a potential DeSantis presidency would bring extremist policies to Americans everywhere.
Mar 21, 2023
This week, a new co-host is announced and Daniella sits down with Human Rights Campaign President Kelley Robinson to discuss how the fast-growing LGBTQI+ voting bloc might shape future elections.
Jan 26, 2023
Kate Sosin, LGBTQ+ reporter for The 19th, joins Daniella to discuss recent legislative and judicial attacks on LGBTQI+ people, the importance of responsible reporting on these issues, and what all of it might mean heading into November.
Aug 25, 2022
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Erin Phillips, Kelly McCoy, 3 More
Tricia Woodcome, Sam Signorelli, Rachel Lim
On the 100th episode of "The Tent," Daniella discusses the legacy of Pride and state legislative attacks on LGBTQI+ rights with Preston Mitchum of the Trevor Project.
Jun 2, 2022
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Erin Phillips, Kelly McCoy, 2 More
Tricia Woodcome, Sam Signorelli
New data from the Census Bureau reveal economic insecurity and labor market gaps experienced by LGBT people compared with non-LGBT populations.
Jun 1, 2022
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Caroline Medina, Lindsay Mahowald, Rose Khattar, 1 More
This week on "The Tent," Daniella and Brandon Wolf, activist and press secretary for Equality Florida, discuss the state's "Don't Say Gay" law and restrictions on gender-affirming care for transgender youth.
Apr 29, 2022
For decades, the U.S. economy has left LGBTQI+ individuals and their families behind, but the Biden-Harris administration can use its existing authority to uplift LGBTQI+ workers.
Apr 8, 2022
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Aurelia Glass, Sharita Gruberg, Caroline Medina, 1 More
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