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Organizations, businesses, advocates, and celebrities denounce North Carolina's anti-LGBT law

In the wake of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signing House Bill 2 into law, organizations, advocates, businesses, schools, and celebrities have spoken out against this harmful legislation.
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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.

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North Carolina Governor to sign bill banning local LGBT protections

Today, North Carolina's legislature passed a bill that will revoke and ban LGBT nondiscrimination ordinances in the state.

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AMC, Viacom condemn Georgia's anti-LGBT bill

AMC and Viacom have joined Disney and Marvel in condemning Georgia’s HB 757, which would allow any person or faith-based organization (including nonprofits, charities, schools, universities, and hospitals) to cite their “religious beliefs” as justification to discriminate against others, including LGBT Georgians.

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Disney speaks out against Georgia's 'license to discriminate' bill

The Walt Disney Company has become the first major studio to speak out against Georgia’s anti-LGBT ‘license to discriminate bill. The company stated that they would move their business out of the state if Governor Nathan Deal signed the bill into law.

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#glaadawards honoree Ruby Rose celebrates birthday volunteering at Toronto LGBT center

Yesterday, award-winning actress and GLAAD honoree Ruby Rose spent her 30th birthday volunteering at The 519's Sunday Drop-In program for the LGBTQ community in Toronto.

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Tell Governor Nathan Deal to veto Georgia's 'license to discriminate' bill

Without warning, the Georgia House of Representatives gave final passage to a bill HB 757, that would allow any person or faith-based organization (including nonprofits, charities, schools, universities, and hospitals) to cite their “religious beliefs” as justification to discriminate against others, including LGBT Georgians.

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Georgia House passes 'license to discriminate' bill. Will Governor Deal veto?

Yesterday, the Georgia House passed House Bill 757, which has added further anti-LGBT amendments to Gergia's "license to discriminate" bill. The bill will now go to Governor Nathan Deal for his signature. Despite major resistance from Georgians, businesses, and celebreties with ties in Georgia, the House quickly introduced and voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill.

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Growing LGBT acceptance matches growing LGBT population in the South

Even though public attitudes towards the LGBT community in Southern States continues to grow, LGBT Southerners still face discrimination and disparities

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