In the 21st century, it is remarkable that we still have to discuss equality for certain segments of our society. The LGBT community is an important part of the fabric of our country, including serving in our military, operating small and large businesses and leading the way in the fight for social justice. As important members of every single American community, it is our duty to ensure that they have equal rights including access to jobs, housing, health, and safety. The depression and suicide attempt rates in the LGBT community demonstrate that we must do much more to educate society on what their daily struggles are.