Separation of church and state ensures that religion can’t be used to deny civil rights protections to LGBTQ people. Everyone should be able to live openly without fear of discrimination.
To live and love as you see fit — that’s something most Americans take for granted. But for LGBTQ people, it’s never a given. Religious extremists and their lawmaker allies are working relentlessly to block the advancement of LGBTQ rights and roll back the gains we have made.
Wielding a bogus definition of religious freedom as a weapon, religious extremists seek to deny LGBTQ people their rights, their dignity, and sometimes their very existence. AU fights back every day to ensure that no person faces discrimination because of someone else’s religious beliefs.
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