"We thank you for co-sponsoring the Equality Act, and we urge you to take the necessary next step of ending the filibuster so queer and transgender civil rights can pass the Senate and be signed into law," the letter to Sinema, the nation's first openly bisexual senator, reads.
CHANGED co-founder Pastor Elizabeth Woning told Newsweek members of her group were "gathering in DC to lobby our Congress members as constituents to tell them people like us exist—many people leave LGBTQ identity and experience behind."
The owners of the venue say that they "believe in the sanctity of marriage as God says in the Bible," which is only between a man and a woman.
The United States has never before had a president who touts his religious credentials and bona fides, even as he backs one policy after another that subverts his church's teachings.
The act could force health care workers into taking a one-size-fits-all approach to the complex phenomenon of gender dysphoria, the distressing psychological rejection of healthy male or female bodies.
"We're stronger as teams, and as a country, when all people who love sports have a chance to have their lives changed for the better, just like I did," the U.S. soccer star wrote in a Washington Post op-ed.
The poll, which was conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) found that 76 percent of Americans are in support of laws that protect LGBTQ individuals from being discriminated against in housing, jobs and public life.
The Colorado lawmaker opposes the Equality Act, which would increase federal civil rights protections for LGBT people.
The survey results come as some two dozen states across the country have introduced anti-trans legislation this year.
The radical Left has revealed it no longer cares about simply winning the debate.
The increased opposition from Greene's own party may reflect growing opposition to the freshman Congress member.
She also said that the bill is unnecessary because the 14th Amendment of the Constitution already ensures "that all men are equal under the law." But 27 U.S. states lack comprehensive anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people.
Moderate Democrats oppose eliminating the Senate's controversial legislative rule, but there are less drastic options lawmakers could consider.
When conservatives invoke their right to religious liberty, progressives raise a common objection: third-party harm.
"The frontrunner for worst human of 2021 is working to defeat the Equality Act right now," Kimmel said in his Thursday night monologue.
Republicans argue that the Equality Act is an attack on religious freedom and cisgender women's spaces.
"The QAnon vibe in this chamber has gone too far," Pocan said before the House passed the Equality Act, which expands LGBTQ rights.
"Their attacks on trans people and the transgender community are just mean...and show a complete lack of understanding," said the Senate Majority Leader during a press conference on Thursday.
The Supreme Court's landmark ruling in the Bostock case protected employees from being discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The Equality Act, however, would expand those protections for LGBTQ Americans seeking equal access to healthcare, housing and education.
"Congresswoman, this plainly should not have happened," a spokesperson for the social media company acknowledged on Thursday.
After trading barbs on the U.S. House floor over transgender rights, the fight between U.S. Representatives Marie Newman and Marjorie Taylor Greene has taken an even more visible role.
The House votes on the LGBTQ+ civil rights bill on Wednesday. It is expected to pass and head to the Democratic-majority Senate.
Ryan Anderson's "When Harry Became Sally" has been removed from Amazon's cyber shelves. The author argues the book is crucial to the dialogue around transgender people, especially as the Biden administration moves to introduce more trans policies.
The RNC has seen some belated attempts to rewrite the the president's record on LGBTQ issues—but the facts speak for themselves.
"The fact that, legally, some people are at the mercy of the hatred and bigotry of others," wrote Swift, "is disgusting and unacceptable."
"The nation's patchwork of protections for the LGBTQ community falls well short of ensuring life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," Republican Rep. Will Hurd said after voting for the bill.