Dark Money, Bright Future: The Equality Act Takes on New Urgency During Pride Month

Passed by the House in February, the Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, particularly in employment, housing, education, public accommodations and federally-funded programs. But despite widespread public support, the legislation is not likely to become law due to a coordinated dark money effort to thwart it.