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BREAKING: Mississippi's anti-LGBT HB 1523 becomes law, signed by governor
"While other state legislatures have advanced attacks on LGBT people this session, no state in the country has passed a law like this."
Mississippi pastor speaks out, says #NOHB1523
The faith-filled and personal statement speaks to the experience of being an LGBT Christian woman in Mississippi and the harmful impact HB 1523 would have, not just on the community, but on the state as a whole.
How 6 LGBT Mississippians would be harmed by HB 1523
The anti-LGBT HB 1523 is on Gov. Phil Bryant's desk for approval. Here's how it could impact 6 LGBT Mississippians' lives.
Mississippi may pass 'license to discriminate' law today
HB 1523 "creates sweeping exemptions allowing people and businesses to discriminate against transgender people and same-sex couples based on their religious or moral beliefs."
Grieving family seeks help after Chastity Matthews, 28 year-old bi advocate, passes away
Bi advocate Chastity Matthews passed away unexpectedly and now her chronically ill mother is seeking help. You can contribute to the cause at Stephanie Matthews's GoFundMe page.
'License to discriminate' bill in GA to be vetoed
Nathan Deal, the governor of Georgia has said that he will veto Georgia’s HB757, which would have allowed any person or faith-based organization (including nonprofits, charities, schools, universities, and hospitals) to cite “religious beliefs” as justification to discriminate against others, including LGBT Georgians. House Bill 757 was quickly passed without warning on March 17.
Organizations, businesses, advocates, and celebrities denounce North Carolina's anti-LGBT law
Time Warner, Sony, Lionsgate, Fox, Weinstein joins chorus calling for veto of Georgia's 'license to discriminate' bill
Time Warner has become the latest media company to speak out against Georgia’s HB 757, urging Governor Nathan Deal to veto the bill.