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Through Faces of Freedom, you’ll meet LGBTQ people who have faced discrimination, family members and friends who support their LGBTQ loved ones, and community members like business leaders, people of faith, and people across the political spectrum. They all unite with one common message: No one should face discrimination because of who they are or who they love! Explore the stories below.

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