Topics :: anti-discrimination ordinances

Kansas Bill Would Expand Anti-Bias Laws to Gays

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
A Kansas House Democrat has drafted a new proposal to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Mississippi City Adopts LGBT Diversity Proposal

Thursday Mar 6, 2014
The Oxford Board of Aldermen has adopted a resolution that spells out the city’s official stance when it comes to discrimination and diversity.

US Eyes Push Against Anti-Gay Laws Worldwide

By Lara Jakes | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
Troubled by an anti-gay movement in Uganda and across much of the world, the U.S. is launching a new effort to combat what Secretary of State John Kerry described Wednesday as a threat to human rights.

Kan. Lawmaker Questions Anti-Discrimination Clause

Wednesday Jan 8, 2014
A Kansas lawmaker has questioned why a state agency included sexual orientation in an anti-discrimination clause for safe houses for victims of human trafficking.

Anti-Gay Message in Icing Really Takes the Cake

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 25, 2013
A Washington, DC, woman was shocked to find that the anniversary cake she bought for her genderqueer partner contained an anti-gay message.

Mo. Task Force Makes Recommendations on LGBT Ordinance

Thursday Nov 21, 2013
A Springfield task force is recommending that the city not hold a public vote on any ordinance regarding discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Barneys Case Stirs Talk of "Shopping While Black"

By Jesse Washington | Thursday Oct 31, 2013
according to shoppers interviewed this week, many people don’t recognize how prevalent retail discrimination is, and how the consistent stream of small insults adds up to a large problem.

Money for Town With Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

By Bruce Schreiner | Monday Sep 23, 2013
Eight months after this tiny Appalachian town took a stand against gay-based discrimination, it’s basking in a flurry of attention and even an infusion of much-needed cash.

FRC Praises Anti-Gay Activists After Yesterday’s Defeat in San Antonio

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 6, 2013
The president of the Family Research Council praised the actions of activists who opposed a non-discrimination ordinance in San Antonio, Texas.

San Antonio Adopts Disputed Gay Rights Measure

By Paul J. Weber | Thursday Sep 5, 2013
Anti-bias protections for gay and transgender citizens in San Antonio passed Thursday over the disapproval of top Republicans in Texas and religious conservatives.