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Kan. follows SD introducing bills supporting discrimination against the LGBT community
Kansas State Rep. Charles Macheers introduced a bill that would permit discrimination by businesses, groups, and those who do not want to serve LGBT married couples. Kansas follows South Dakota who introduced similar legislation only days earlier.
South Dakota considers bill to allow discrimination against LGBT people
South Dakota State Senator Ernie Otten, with lead support from Rep. Steve Hickey, introduced two bills in the South Dakota Legislature attempting to allow clergy, church officials and businesspeople to refuse to take part in the marriages or receptions of loving LGBT couples with the justification that it would protect their religious beliefs.
Indiana legislator introduces cruel anti-marriage equality legislation
Rep. Eric Turner, an Indiana lawmaker, has introduced a bill n the state assembly that would not only define marriage as the union between one man and one woman, but would also remove any protection LGBT couples currently have under Indiana law.
VIDEO: 2013's beautifully brave LGBT women, as told by Bing
Bing, the Microsoft-owned search engine, released an ad this week devoted entirely to "Heroic Women of 2013." LGBT women and their allies are abound in the video.