In a time when equality for the LGBTQ community is a distant dream, a few U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that aims to prove America is willing to fight not only for LGBTQ equality but also for LGBTQ lives around the world. The introduction of two new bills: The Promoting Respect for Individuals Dignity and Equality Act (PRIDE Act), which would act as a form of reparations for the financial harm unjust tax laws caused prior to marriage equality and The Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality Act (GLOBE Act), which would protect LGBTQ individuals from discrimination internationally, seeking to bring the United States and the world closer to equality for LGBTQ individuals.

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