Tag Archives: nondiscrimination

Indiana Repubs admit anti-LGBT discrimination is legal

Despite Gov. Mike Pence’s insistence that Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act is all about protecting religious freedom and not about discriminating against folks, two Indiana lawmakers have admitted that even without the RFRA, businesses in their state can legally post … Continue reading

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Villalba to reconsider religious liberty bill, vows collaboration with stakeholders

Rep. Jason Villalba, R-Dallas, will reconsider his controversial HJR 55 after various groups expressed concern it would discriminate against LGBT people.

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BREAKING: Kansas governor rescinds nondiscrimination order

The far right GOP governor said his Democratic predecessor’s order protecting many LGBT state employees should have occurred in the legislature.

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BREAKING: ExxonMobil adds sexual orientation, gender identity to EEO policy

After 15 years of fighting shareholder resolutions, ExxonMobil added sexual orientation and gender identity to its nondiscrimination and anti-harassment policies.

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Plano mayor addresses anti-gay venom spewed at rally

About 24 pastors and 100 spectators gathered at a library in Plano today (Jan. 7) to denounce the new Plano equal rights ordinance.

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Plano passes nondiscrimination ordinance, but with limits

Last night, the council expanded its nondiscrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and gender identity, but the ordinance comes with quite a few restrictions.

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BREAKING: UN Human Rights Council Votes to Support LGBT Rights

The United Nations Human Rights Council has approved a resolution condemning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, a boost to supporting LGBT rights around the world. The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission praised the vote, calling it an … Continue reading

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Forced to wear ‘gaytard’ name tag, Gay South Dakota teen files complaint

A gay South Dakota teenager who was allegedly forced to wear by his boss to wear a name tag reading “Gaytard”  filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission this week alleging discrimination by his former employer, according to the Sioux, … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Dallas County Schools amends policies to protect LGBT employees, students

Officials with Dallas County Schools have announced that DCS revised its policies today (Thursday, Aug. 29) to include protections for LGBT employees and students in its nondiscrimination policy. The new rules apply to both DCS’ 3000 employees and to the … Continue reading

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Transgender news briefs

Trans woman murdered in Baltimore Baltimore City Police announced July 16 that they are investigating the murder of trans woman Mia Henderson, sister of NBA player Reggie Bullock. Henderson, 26, is at least the second trans woman killed in Baltimore … Continue reading

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