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Faiths Calling September 17th

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would finally update federal civil rights law to include protections in the workplace against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Urge your Senator to pass ENDA and enact workplace protections for all.


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A Summer of Equality: Momentum Builds for Marriage Equality in the Courts

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Sep 15, 2014 12:00 AM
After decades of fighting for the rights of same-sex couples to marry, supporters of marriage equality experienced an amazing summer, full of numerous victories in courts throughout the country. Since the beginning of June 2014, the one year anniversary of United States v. Windsor, courts ruled or upheld rulings that same-sex couples have a right […]

Beyond the Fight for Marriage Equality

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Aug 14, 2014 12:00 AM
“DOMA’s principal effect is to identify a subset of state-sanctioned marriages and make them unequal…for it tells those couples, and all the world, that their otherwise valid marriages are unworthy of federal recognition.” – Justice Robert Kennedy, Majority Opinion in U.S. v. Windsor On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in this landmark […]

An Open Letter from the 2013-2014 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Aug 8, 2014 12:00 AM
Today is our last day as legislative assistants at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. None of us imagined on August 20, 2013 – our very first day – that this year would have gone by so fast. It is has been an incredible honor to serve and represent our vibrant, passionate Movement in […]
The struggle for LGBT equality is at the forefront of the civil rights movement. We see discrimination that is either condoned or approved by local and federal government on a range of topics from employment to marriage and immigration to adoption. Thankfully, we are beginning to see progress made, but there is still much work to be done.
Jewish Values on LGBT rights and the perspective of the URJ and the CCAR on rights, inclusion, outreach, marriage, and the Boy Scouts of America.
Learn about important Supreme Court cases and concerns affecting the LGBT community.
Learn about important legislation to end employment discrimination against the LGBT community.
Learn about the important issues of LGBT rights in marriage equality, immigration, and adoption.
Visit the Hate Crimes issue page to learn about the RAC's efforts to combat bias-motivated crimes.
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