anti-discrimination law

June 19, 2014

Italy reverses decision to force divorce between a trans woman and her partner

When Alessandra Bernaroli, a transgender woman in Italy, officially changed her name and gender on her identity card, the Bologna court forced a divorce with her wife, also named Alessandra. Their appeal for the divorce got turned down, but Italy's high court has now overturned the initial ruling.

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March 21, 2014

Israeli Parliament bans discrimination against LGBT youth in schools

Tuesday, March 18, the Israeli parliament passed a law that prohibits discrimination in schools against students based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Pro-LGBT Billboard Initiative a Go after Some Opposition

Days after the Holland City Council refused to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and the Lansing city council members unanimously opposed a measure that would dissolve numerous anti-discrimination laws in the state, Michigan advocates are speaking out about CBS Outdoor and its initial refusal to run a pro-LGBT billboard campaign.

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June 24, 2011

Remarkable Gains on Transgender Issues Set Stage for Hopeful Massachusetts Victory

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September 8, 2010

Governor David Paterson Signs New York's First Bill Ensuring Transgender Protections

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August 27, 2009

Transgender Mayoral Candidate to Sue Twitter over Defamatory Fake Account

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