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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!

U.S. Conference of Mayors Passes Two LGBTQ-Inclusive Resolutions at Annual Meeting June 21, 2018 During the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting, held this year in Boston, the group passed two LGBTQ-affirming resolutions, building on one approved last year and showing broad, bipartisan support for protecting the LGBTQ community from discrimination.
Mayors Nationwide Show Support For LGBTQ Nondiscrimination at Boston Pride June 19, 2018 During the annual Boston Pride celebration on June 9, mayors from across the country joined together to show their collective support for LGBTQ nondiscrimination.
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Welcomes Two New Co-Chairs! June 11, 2018 Our Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination coalition is proud to welcome two new co-chairs to leadership positions, continuing to keep momentum moving forward as we work toward full lived equality for LGBTQ people.
Mayors Speak Out Against Supreme Court’s Discriminatory Decision in ‘Masterpiece Cakeshop’ June 4, 2018 Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case, ruling in favor of a bakery that refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple, but simultaneously speaking against the principle of nondiscrimination as a whole.
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Membership Breaks 300! April 26, 2018 With the latest update, our Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination coalition has grown to over 300 members!
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Celebrates International Transgender Day of Visibility March 30, 2018 Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination is proud to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31. It is essential to elevate and amplify the voices of transgender people as they seek full, lived equality throughout the country.
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Oppose Anti-Transgender Military Ban from White House March 26, 2018 "As mayors, we oppose the transgender military ban that would weaken our military, contradict the values that we stand for as Americans, and be devastating to transgender service members and their families. The Administration is wasting valuable time and resources by targeting talented and dedicated soldiers for discrimination."
Minneapolis Mayor Speaks Out for LGBTQ Equal Treatment Following Historic Election March 14, 2018 Mayor Frey has a history of allying with the LGBTQ community and has worked for many years to make positive change in the North Star State.
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Welcomes New Members As We Move Toward 300! January 29, 2018 Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination is proud to welcome 19 new mayors to our coalition.
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Welcomes First South Dakota Mayor to the Coalition January 25, 2018 Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination is excited to announce that Mayor Mike Huether of SIoux Falls has become South Dakota’s first mayor to join the bipartisan coalition of mayors who support LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination protections.
On 1-Year Anniversary, Mayors Gather in Person to Discuss 2018 Plans and Reflect on Year of Momentum January 25, 2018  Today, January 25, dozens of members of Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination gathered in Washington, D.C. for the 2018 Meeting of the coalition, which coincides with the coalition's 1-year anniversary and the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting.
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Celebrates One Year Anniversary January 19, 2018 This week Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination, the national coalition of mayors who support comprehensive non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people, celebrates the one-year anniversary of its official launch.
Welcome to 5 New Mayors Standing Against Discrimination in Our Coalition! December 18, 2017 5 new Mayors have signed our Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Pledge, promising to stand up for comprehensive non-discrimination protections in their municipalities and across the country.
Remembering & Mourning San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Coalition Founder December 12, 2017 Mayor Lee was committed to taking a stand for the dignity and respect of all of his constituents, including LGBT people, and the impact of his good work has been felt across the country for decades. We send his family and loved ones our deepest condolences.
30+ Mayors Sign Open Statement Supporting LGBTQ Non-Discrimination As Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument December 5, 2017 As the United States Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a landmark discrimination case that could have far-reaching consequences for LGBTQ Americans, 30+ mayors from across the country are uniting to show their support for nondiscrimination measures that ensure all Americans are treated fairly and equally.