Posts by Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and US South

Oregon civil rights leader says 'no' to discrimination

Oregon United Against Discrimination released the first ad in the campaign to defeat the proposed discrimination measure. The ad to features Kathleen Saadat, a renowned advocate for civil rights and for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians.

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Brunei will start stoning LGBT people and lashing women. The world is reacting.

The sultan of Brunei, a tiny nation that borders Malaysia, has begun imposing Sharia law, which will eventually sentence LGBT people to death by stoning.

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Worthy speculation: Will Joe Biden prompt LGBT employment non-discrimination?

Joe Biden has told Huffington Post reporter, Jennifer Bendery, that he sees "no downside" to an executive order on LGBT employment protections. What does that mean for an executive order?

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SC may stop punishing universities for assigning LGBT reading material

The South Carolina legislature appears to be dropping the proposed budget cuts intended to punish the University of South Carolina Upstate and the College of Charleston for assigning LGBT-themed reading materials.

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UN releases Bollywood video about family acceptance

The United Nations Free & Equal campaign has shared another video promoting equality for LGBT people around the globe. This time, they are targeting India with a Bollywood-style video starring Indian actress Celina Jaitly.

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Eagle Scout is accidentally outed on Facebook. Loses summer job.

Garrett Bryant is an Eagle Scout who kept the fact that he was gay a secret. However, when he was accidentally outed on Facebook, he suddenly lost his summer job working at a Boy Scout camp.

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Trans author and activist Janet Mock 'flips the script' on Fusion

In a segment for Fusion, author and trans activist Janet Mock "flips the script" on AM Tonight host Alicia Menendez.

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ESPN revisits high school football captain coming out 15 years later

ESPN did a look back at the coming out of a high school football player, Corey Johnson. Read More
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