The Urgency of Equality, with Charlotte Clymer and Laura Durso


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On the eve of the House of Representatives’ likely passage of the Equality Act—which would explicitly outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity for the first time at the federal level—Daniella and Ed sat down with Charlotte Clymer, press secretary for rapid response at the Human Rights Campaign, and Laura Durso, vice president for the LGBT Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress, to better understand how we got to this moment, why comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGTBQ people is needed, and how this incredible cultural—and legislative—shift even happened.

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