Most states have 0 protection laws, and the Federal Government has only the EEOC Ruling, compromising housing, job, & health safety. How will you address opponents who cite fear for religious freedom?
The constitution states we have the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Separate but equal has been deemed unconstitutional.
Will you legalize discrimination through "religious freedom" laws? Or will you support equality under the law for all people?
Loving the same sex and being transgender.
Despite the expansion of LGBT rights over the past 8 years, in a majority of States you can still be fired, denied housing, or even denied access to public restrooms for being LGBT.
While marriage equality was passed by the SC, the LGBT community still faces issues of discrimination. What is your stance on the "religious freedom" laws & transgender rights?
We have made great progress in seeing our civil liberties upheld in this country. The next step is making sure we are never again discriminated against by law. What are you plans to see this happen?
Whether or not you support specific policies, what will you do to protect the LGBT community from hate crimes and violence in the wake of Orlando?
Right now in most of the country LGBTQ Americans can be fired for who they are and who they love. Do you plan on supporting ENDA to make such actions illegal on the part of businesses?
The repeal of DADT & extending marriage to us have increased our rights. Despite this a # of people & groups are vocal in their opposition to our rights sometimes resulting violence towards the GLBT
In many places transgender people are ridiculed due to their gender. LGBT people can still be denied adoption rights, homes they are looking to buy, and college.
More than 30% of LGBTQ American youth report at least one suicide attempt. Bills like HB2 in North Carolina, which polices where LGBTQ people can urinate, only exacerbates these tragic statistics.
There are still 15+ states where I can be fired or evicted based on my sexuality or gender identity alone. Would you pursue formal protections for LGBTQ Americans these and other arenas?
As a high school member of the LGBTQ+ community, I know there are thousands of queer youth struggling with bullying and discrimination in everyday life. I'd love to hear how you plan to help us.
Many LGBT Americans live in states that do no provide protections for housing or employment. Do you support a federal law that would protect all LGBT Amercians?
In light of North Carolina's recent actions concerning transgender people's bathroom use, it is clear that transgender CITIZENS are being singled out for discriminatory treatment.
There are still LGBT kids and adults in America who suffer from depression from bullying and discrimination at school, their work place, or in their life in general.
How will you work to guarantee that the LGBT community in this country will finally be granted equal rights, more specifically in reference to marriage and employment discrimination.
How will you overcome inequalities that women, minorities, and the LGBTQ communities have suffered, and do you think religion has had a role in that inequality?
In spite of recent progress, LGBT Americans continue to face legal discrimination in everyday life. As President, how will you help to close the chapter on discrimination against the LGBT commmunity?
Many state laws & regulations subtly or even openly discriminate against LGBT people, for example, in Indiana.
30+ years of 'welfare" programs are not working in black inner-cities. they can't do it themselves. they need help with a massive long-range federal/state/ local coordinated civil rights program.