Marriage equality allows some to protect their possessions, to obtain spousal benefits, and for those with children to more easily negotiate that terrain. We needed quick benefit of the rights that come with marriage. Next we thought obtaining full civil rights was the next step. We did not account for fascist christian dominionists getting elected into federal government.
H.R.2282 - The Equality Act was introduced in the 115th Congress on 05/02/2017 by Sponsors Rep. David N. Cicilline [D-RI-1]. The bill has 178 Co-sponsors. The bill is in the Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee. Two of the bill's co-sponsors (Steve Cohen and Jerrold Nadler) serve on this subcommittee. Members of the Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee Republicans Chairman Steve King (IA-04) Vice Chairman Ron DeSantis (FL-06) Rep. Trent Franks (AZ-08) Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) Rep. Karen Handel (GA-06) Democrats Ranking Member Steve Cohen (TN-09) Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-08) Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY-10)
You can read the bill here.