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Eyes on Mississippi Governor: anti-LGBT HB 1523 passes legislature

Mississippi's House Bill 1523 has passed the Mississippi legislature and will be sent to Governor Phil Bryant

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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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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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