Earlier this month, the Senate Judiciary Committee held the first-ever Senate hearing on the Equality Act, a landmark bill that would add nondiscrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity to federal civil rights law.
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This is not yet the America most of us dream of, but it is an unavoidable part of our DNA. American equality and exceptionalism are checks that are still in the mail. If we truly love what this country is capable of, we must continue to speak the hard truth to power.