LQBTQ+ Rights

Know your rights as a member of the LGBTQ+ Community! Listed below are some resources that explain your rights and provide links to organizations working to protect the rights of the LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ+ persons staying in long-term care facilities in New Jersey or who are HIV+, have special rights and protections that were signed into law in March 2021 by Governor Murphy as a new and comprehensive Bill of Rights for LGBTQI and HIV+ residents of long-term care.

Read the brochure explaining these important protections.
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Spanish-language version here).

The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom.

See the ACLU's Know Your LGBTQ Rights page for important information about your legal protections.

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ+ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law.

See the HRC's Resources page for information and tools for equality and inclusion related to topics of health equity, coming out, parenting, the workplace, hate crimes, and more.