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Equity Forward conducts extensive research and investigative work to ensure transparency and accountability of groups and individuals who are attacking human rights, including reproductive freedom, access to quality healthcare, and equal protections for LGBTQ people. In addition to our research-driven campaigns, we provide fact sheets, reports, and public records analyses.

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Fact Sheets

2021: Wave Of Harmful State-Level Legislation Targeting Transgender Students

Ashley Underwood, Research Associate - April 9, 2021 Fact Sheets

This year concerningly marks the highest number of anti-transgender bills in history. Thus far, there have been more than 80 anti-transgender bills introduced in the 2021 legislative session, many of which are the result of coordinated efforts led by national anti-LGBTQ hate groups, including Alliance Defending Freedom and Family Watch International

Anti-Abortion Lobby, Anti-LGBTQ, State Legislatures

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How January 2021's Terrorism at the U.S. Capitol is Inextricably Linked to the Anti-Abortion Movement

Ashley Underwood, Research Associate and Rachel Wormer, Research Intern - January 29, 2021 Fact Sheets

Ideological-driven hate that manifested in a violent mob at the U.S. Capitol may have been unprecedented—but it was not unfathomable in the slightest to anyone who works within the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements.

Anti-Abortion Lobby

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The Heritage Foundation and Family Research Council: Mirror Images of Hate

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EF Staff - February 26, 2020 Fact Sheets

The Heritage Foundation is fond of branding itself as a think tank of establishment conservatives. In reality, Heritage regularly spouts hateful ideas that are detrimental to LGBTQ individuals, women, people of color and low-income workers.

Anti-Abortion Lobby

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