Movement Advancement Project

Movement Advancement Project

New Study Shows the Impact of LGBTQ Rights Targeted by Trump Administration

Politics National
The 2018 National Movement Report provides a comprehensive and standardized look at the LGBT movement’s finances for Fiscal Year 2017 across 40 major LGBT advocacy organizations. ...
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Lambda Legal and 75 Orgs Urge HHS Not to Grant SC License to Discriminate

Faith and Religion National
South Carolina had requested the waiver on behalf of Miracle Hill Ministries, one of the state’s largest foster agencies that explicitly rejects non-Protestant and LGBT potential foster and adoptive families and people seeking to mentor children in its care. ...
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Patchwork of Employment Protections Leaves LGBT Employees at Risk

National
A new brief from the Movement Advancement Project, the ACLU and Lambda Legal examines the existing federal, state and local laws and court rulings that offer protections to LGBT workers. ...
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New PSA shows how to help transgender students safely access the bathroom at school

Hallway PSA
National
Hallway depicts the harassment transgender students often face when they need to use the restroom at school - and how school administrators and supportive students alike can help. ...
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Study: LGBT Community Centers Serve More Than 40,000 People Each Week

National
The sixth edition of the report provides a crucial snapshot of the centers that provide vital services, programs, and advocacy for LGBT people. ...
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New Report: Continued Attacks Against LGBT Families Harm Children

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Health National
A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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Study Shows How Recent Preemption Bills Undermine Democracy and Threaten LGBT Equality

National
A new report examines how many state legislatures are attempting to limit LGBT equality efforts through “preemption,” or state laws that block or prevent local governments from passing their own laws on a range of issues. ...
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Nationwide Campaign Marks 50th Anniversary of Decision in ‘Piggie Park’ Racial Discrimination Case

National
“Piggie Park wasn’t just about barbeque. And Masterpiece isn’t just about cake,” said Ineke Mushovic, executive director of the Movement Advancement Project. “Businesses and their owners have a right to their religious beliefs—but that freedom shouldn’t give businesses a license to discriminate.” ...
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Public Places at Heart of Fight for LGBT Equality, New Study

AP/Eric Gray
Politics
The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) has launched a new report, LGBT Policy Spotlight: Public Accommodations Nondiscrimination Laws, that provides a comprehensive overview of the patchwork of federal, state and local protections against discrimination in public spaces. ...
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LGBT Groups See Financial Growth and Stability as Movement Priorities Radically Shift

National
New data analysis released by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) shows increased investments in LGBT organizations, perhaps as donors seek opportunities to respond to the new political climate. ...
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