GLAAD and the Tennessee Equality Project gathered in Nashville with Actor and musician Chris Carmack, singer-songwriter and producer Desmond Child, and Tennessee-based LGBT advocates to call on the country music industry to take a stand against discriminatory bills currently pending in Tennessee, which threaten the rights and safety of LGBT people.
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"While other state legislatures have advanced attacks on LGBT people this session, no state in the country has passed a law like this."
Mississippi's House Bill 1523 has passed the Mississippi legislature and will be sent to Governor Phil Bryant
The anti-LGBT HB 1523 is on Gov. Phil Bryant's desk for approval. Here's how it could impact 6 LGBT Mississippians' lives.
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."
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.
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.