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Get the latest news on the Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination coalition – and keep up with all of the ways, large and small, that mayors are standing up against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity!

Texas Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Oppose Bill to Revoke LGBT Protections April 19, 2017 "HB2899 is a threat to our Texan values of freedom, fairness, and individual liberty, and has no place in the state legislature."
In Tumblr IssueTime Event, Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Answer Questions on LGBT Equality April 12, 2017 The event, an "IssueTime" virtual roundtable, saw mayors answering questions about LGBT equality and the push for LGBT non-discrimination protections.
TODAY: Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Take Questions on LGBT Equality Through Tumblr IssueTime Series April 7, 2017 Today, Friday, April 7, five mayors who are members of Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination are taking questions as part of Tumblr’s IssueTime series.
Congrats to Mayor Horrigan and Akron, Ohio on Passing LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance April 5, 2017 Akron is the fifth largest city in Ohio, with nearly 200,000 residents who are now protected from anti-LGBT discrimination.
Flawed HB2 Proposal in North Carolina Would Strip Cities & Towns of Ability to Protect LGBT Residents March 30, 2017 As mayors, we know that LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination builds stronger communities – and that stripping municipalities from the ability to protect our citizens from discrimination is dangerous and harmful.
31 Cities, Counties, and Mayors File Supreme Court Brief in Support of Transgender Students March 2, 2017 One of the briefs features the voices of dozens of city attorneys, including many of the cities represented by the Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination coalition, which advocates for LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policies at the local level.
Mayors Condemn Trump Administration’s Decision to Rescind Guidance for Transgender Students February 23, 2017 "As mayors, we will continue to support school districts in our cities that are protecting transgender students from discrimination and providing the best possible environment for them to receive an education."
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Reflects on Rapid Growth of Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Coalition January 30, 2017 As the mayor of San Francisco, I’m so proud of my city’s long-standing commitment to advancing and protecting the rights of our LGBT residents.
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Roster Climbs to Nearly 200 in 43 States January 23, 2017 In the week since the public launch of Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination in Washington, D.C., more than a dozen new mayors have voiced their support, signing up as coalition members.
For Launch of Coalition, Mayors and Policy Experts Join Together at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in DC January 13, 2017 In advance of the upcoming inauguration, mayors from cities and towns across the country will launch Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination with a breakfast briefing on Wednesday, January 18, from 8:00-9:00am at the Holland & Knight law offices in Washington, DC.
Meet the Co-Chairs of Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination January 13, 2017 We're thrilled to have four outstanding mayors from some of the largest cities in the country speaking out in favor of laws that protect all people from discrimination, no matter who you are or who you love.
Welcome to the Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Website! January 13, 2017 Welcome to the website for Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination – your portal to the coalition of nearly 200 mayors from more than 40 different states and the District of Columbia who are standing up for LGBT non-discrimination and standing against efforts to discriminate against LGBT people.