New federal legislation is a significant step forward for LGBTQ equality, but much more work to be done on the state level  BOSTON — July 23, 2015 — Today, Congress introduced The Equality Act, a groundbreaking new bill that will explicitly prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation in public accommodations, employment, housing, education,…

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BOSTON — July 21, 2015 — In response to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) decision to amend Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include protection from employment discrimination based on sexual orientation, MassEquality’s Director of Legislative and Political Affairs Krina Patel released the following statement:  “MassEquality applauds the EEOC’s decision and we’re…

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