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Yvette Herrell Stokes Anti-Trans Fears Ahead of Vote To OK Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

The U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark civil rights protections for LGBTQ+ Americans on Thursday, passing the Equality Act with (narrow) bi-partisan support. The Equality Act amends the 1964 Civil Rights act to include sexual orientation and gender identity among categories of Americans, alongside race, who are specifically protected from discrimination. Two New Mexicans […]