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Missouri Legislation Would Refuse Service Based on Religious Beliefs

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
Missouri legislators on Monday introduced legislation that would permit business owners to refuse service to LGBTs based on their religious beliefs.

PA Lawmakers Introduce Pay Equity Legislation for Women

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 13, 2014
On January 6, as part of a larger effort to address the concerns of Pennsylvania women, state Reps. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, and Brian Sims, D-Phila., introduced a bill to clarify and update the legal standards for pay-equity lawsuits.

Top Ten HIV Stories of 2013

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
EDGE looks at the top 10 HIV health stories of the year.

HOPE Act Allows HIV-Positive to Donate Organs

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
AIDS service organizations are applauding the House of Representatives’ decision to allow people living with HIV to donate their organs to other people living with HIV.

With Sponsorship of Bill Nelson, ENDA is Three Votes From Passage

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 29, 2013
With the co-sponsorship of Sen. Bill Nelson, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is now just three votes away from passing the Senate.

REPEAL Legislation Seeks to End HIV Criminalization

By Holly Grigg-Spall | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Reps. Barbara Lee and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen have introduced legislation to repeal the HIV Discrimination Act, outdated laws that criminalize people with HIV, regardless of intent.
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