Nine years ago today, the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges guaranteed same-sex couples’ right to marry across the United States. Since then, critical progress has been made to advance rights for LGBTQ+ Americans everywhere. Now, Project 2025 — the MAGA blueprint initiative led by the Heritage Foundation — threatens this progress by laying out clear plans to undermine LGBTQ+ Americans’ rights and freedoms. 

Project 2025’s far-right manifesto lays out a detailed plan to strip away LGBTQ+ rights and freedoms. From reversing critical protections to enabling discrimination and hate, Project 2025 seriously threatens the rights and freedoms of LGBTQ+ Americans across the country.”

Accountable.US president Caroline Ciccone

A recent Accountable.US report detailed the key agenda items conservative leaders are plotting to enact in a potential future administration to impose their radical, unpopular agenda and undermine years of LGBTQ+ progress. Employing agencies such as the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Justice, the blueprint threatens to reverse focus on LGBTQ+ equity, defend discrimination against LGBTQ+ people, undo policies codifying the right for transgender Americans to serve openly in the military, and more. 

Read the full report here.

Accountable.US recently launched its Expose Project 2025 campaign to uncover the sprawling dark money network, key funders, and conservative figures behind the extreme Project 2025 effort threatening our democracy. Learn more at


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