Topics :: anti-gay discrimination

Neb. Job Discrimination Bill Stalls in Legislature

Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Gay Bias Case

By Jeri Clausing | Monday Apr 7, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a studio that refused to photograph a lesbian couple’s commitment ceremony, letting stand a New Mexico high court ruling that helped spur a national debate over gay rights and religious freedom.

NH Measure Would Bar Discrimination Against Gays

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A House panel is holding a hearing on a proposed amendment to New Hampshire’s constitution that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

La. Anti-Discrimination Bill for Housing Rejected

Monday Mar 31, 2014
Lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have prohibited housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Christian School in Virginia Drives Eight-Year-Old Tomboy Out

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
A Christian school in Virginia has reportedly driven out an eight-year-old girl because of her "boyish looks," saying that God had made her female, and she should dress and act as such.

U.S. to Take Immediate Action on Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
The Obama Administration has briefed key members of Congress on immediate steps the U.S. would take in reviewing all U.S. funded programs in Uganda.

Gay Student Says Baptist School Denied Readmission

Thursday Mar 20, 2014
An honors-caliber college student says he was denied readmission to a northern Missouri Baptist school because he’s gay.

Ark. School Super Defends Decision to Censor Gay Yearbook Story

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
An Arkansas school district that came under fire from gay groups for refusing to publish a yearbook story about a gay student is now defending their stance.

Guinness Pulls Out of NYC St. Patrick’s Parade Over Gay Exclusion

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Officials from popular Irish dry stout maker Guinness announced Saturday that they are pulling sponsorship of New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade because participants aren’t allowed to openly march as LGBT people.

Indiana Bakery Denies Service to Same-Sex Couple

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 14, 2014
A bakery in Indianapolis, Ind., is coming under fire after reportedly refusing to bake a same-sex couple a cake.