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“All We Want is Equality”

Summary All anybody is trying to do is live their lives and be given the service, be treated with respect as anyone else is treated. All we want is equality. –Petra E., Biloxi, MS, October 4, 2017 Over the past decade, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have made significant legal and political gains in the United States, including the freedom to marry. Despite this progress, federal law does not expressly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in fields like employment, housing, and access to services, and fewer than half of the states offer explicit…

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