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Tell Congress: Protect LGBTQIA+ Americans - now!

Federal law protects people from discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ability, and veteran status.

But there's no federal law barring discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

That means LGBTQIA+ Americans are threatened by unjust firings, evictions, and other discrimination without any legal recourse.

Even worse: In 2018, the Trump administration rolled back already-limited protections and introduced harmful policies that further marginalized vulnerable populations nationwide.

Action is overdue. Sign the petition and tell Congress to protect LGBTQIA+ Americans now.

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Note: This petition is open to residents of the United States, and a valid U.S. zip code is needed to submit the form. This petition is sponsored by Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, Sen. Martin Heinrich, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Rep. Matt Cartwright, Rep. TJ Cox, Rep. Lois Frankel, Rep. Josh Gottheimer, Rep. Josh Harder, Rep. Katie Hill, Rep. Jim Himes, Rep. Joe Kennedy, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Rick Larsen, Rep. Lucy McBath, Rep. Jim McGovern, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Harley Rouda, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Courage Campaign Daily Kos, Equality California, Equality PAC, House Majority PAC, LGBTQ Victory Fund, National Democratic Training Committee, People For the American Way, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Progressive Democrats Of America and When Democrats Turn Out PAC. Sponsorship of this petition does not constitute an endorsement between participating candidates and organizations. By signing, you may receive emails from these sponsors updating you on the progress of this campaign and other important projects. (You may, of course, unsubscribe at any time.)

This petition sponsored by:

Catherine Cortez Masto U.S. Senator from Nevada
Martin HeinrichU.S. Senator from New Mexico
Tammy DuckworthU.S. Senator from Illinois
Earl BlumenauerU.S. Representative from Oregon
Suzanne BonamiciU.S. Representative from Oregon
Matt CartwrightU.S. Representative from Pennsylvania
TJ CoxU.S. Representative from California
Lois FrankelU.S. Representative from Florida
Josh GottheimerU.S. Representative from New Jersey
Josh HarderU.S. Representative from California
Katie HillU.S. Representative from California
Jim HimesU.S. Representative from Connecticut
Joe Kennedy IIIU.S. Representative from Massachusetts
Andy KimU.S. Representative from New Jersey
Rick LarsenU.S. Representative from Washington
Lucy McBathU.S. Representative from Georgia
Jim McGovernU.S. Representative from Massachusetts
Ayanna PressleyU.S. Representative from Massachusetts
Harley RoudaU.S. Representative from California
Rashida TlaibU.S. Representative from Michigan
Ellen RosenblumAttorney General of Oregon

Courage Campaign Daily Kos Equality California Equality PAC House Majority PAC LGBTQ Victory Fund National Democratic Training Committee People For the American Way Progressive Change Campaign Committee Progressive Democrats of America When Democrats Turn Out PAC