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South Carolina's anti-trans bill defeated, sponsor threatens new bills
It's believed Senator Bright missed the deadline as a strategy to avoid putting it to a vote in the Senate General Committee, where it was expected to lose.
PHOTOS: #MoralMonday joins forces with the #repealHB2 rally in North Carolina
Following today's earlier rally against discriminatory law HB 2, Reverend William Barber II and Moral Monday protesters held a second rally in North Carolina to speak out against HB 2.
Belinda Carlisle to MS Governor: nothing less Christian than new discriminatory law
In her letter, Belinda tells Gov. Bryant, "As the very proud mother of a gay child I can't imagine anything less Christian than using the law as a weapon against others," names LGBT Mississippians who are impacted by the law, and calls on the elected official to repeal HB 1523.
Sundance Institute joins entertainment community in saying NO to anti-LGBT bills
Sundance Institute signs on to an open letter by entertainment industry leaders to states nationwide saying anti-LGBT legislation is not congruent with their values.
Tennessee's anti-trans bill laid to rest, but not dead
While the work to not only silence this bill once and for all, but to shift the cultural narrative towards full acceptance, is undoubtedly ongoing, the importance of this moment is not to be understated.
As advocates rally, anti-LGBT legislation advances in Missouri legislature
Spearheaded by Senator Bob Onder, SJR 39 asks voters to amend Missouri's state constitution to enshrine LGBT discrimination by prohibiting the state from imposing penalties on individuals and religious entities who refuse to participate in same-sex couple's marriage ceremonies due to "sincerely held religious beliefs."