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Monday, October 23, 2017
anti-LGBT discrimination
Transgender students, Trump

Trump Order On Transgender Students Is Separate And Unequal

The muddled minds that now run the federal government think it’s fine to legally segregate public bathrooms. This is of a piece with the attitudes and beliefs that created “For whites only” drinking fountains in the Jim Crow South. If you don’t see the correlation, you have company in the White House.

February 25, 2017
LGBTQ

Louisiana Judge Throws Out Executive Order Protecting LGBT Rights

A Louisiana judge threw out an order from the state’s Democratic governor aimed at protecting the rights of gay and transgender people, ruling that the governor had overstepped his authority.

December 14, 2016
reports on lgbt

Two New Reports On LGBT Poverty Shatter Media Myth Of LGBT Affluence

Contrary to media misperceptions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) affluence, two new reports by the Williams Institute and Center for American Progress show the LGBT community continues to face higher rates of poverty, low wages, and economic insecurity than non-LGBT people.

September 16, 2016

Democrats Outraged After GOP Rejects LGBT Protection Amendment

House Democrats shouted “Shame! Shame! Shame!” after their Republican colleagues voted last-minute to defeat an anti-discrimination amendment.

May 19, 2016
Pat McCrory, North Carolina, GOP

NC Democrats In Congress: HB2 Treats LGBT People As ‘Second-Class Citizens’

For several weeks, North Carolina has been the target of national protests and boycotts due to HB2.

April 22, 2016
Gay Pride Croatia March

Croatians Protest Anti-Gay Marriage Vote

Gay rights supporters have staged protests in Croatia ahead of a controversial referendum that could outlaw same-sex marriage in the EU’s newest member state.

February 25, 2016

N.C. Republican Dinged For Defending Right To Fire Gays

Rep. Robert Pittenger said that businesses should be able to fire employees based on their sexual orientation.

September 18, 2014