Kansas

LGBT Catholics & allies are being unjustly fired and have asked the Pope to talk to them about it

Signed by nine teachers who have been forced from jobs at Catholic schools for identifying as LGBT or being an ally to the community, an open letter has been delivered to the Vatican by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

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"License to Discriminate" vetoed in Arizona but still on the table in 7 states

Nearly a quarter of the country have recently considered or are still considering bills similar to the "License to Discriminate" SB 1062 that was vetoed this week by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer.

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These 'license to discriminate' bills: What they're doing and why they're doing it

Jeremy Hooper looks at the history and thought process behind the bills that would turn away LGBT people from businesses.

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February 18, 2014

Kansas' discrimination bill too discriminatory to pass

A bill that passed by the Kansas House on February 12th providing cover for anyone who refuses to provide services to LGBT people will not pass the Kansas senate as it is currently written.

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Kansas and Tennessee work to legalize religious-based discrimination

Earlier this week, bills backing religious-based discrimination against the LGBT community advanced in both Kansas and Tennessee. Kansas passed its bill when, around the same time, a similar bill was introduced in Tennessee.
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January 28, 2014

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.

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October 28, 2013

Customers leave anti-gay note instead of gratuity after "excellent" service

A twenty year old Kansas man who is a server at Carrabba's Italian Grill was denied a tip by a couple he provided service to. The couple acknowledged the "excellent" job he did, but instead of acknowledging his excellent service by tipping him, the couple wrote him a message on the back of the check about their objection to his sexual orientation and used their understanding of God to support their decision not to tip.

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June 23, 2009
by GLAAD

Topeka, Kansas Constituents Report Anti-Gay Infomercial Airing in Their Market

Yesterday, we told you about the American Family Association's anti-gay infomercial, Speechless: Silencing the Chris
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June 5, 2009

Kansas City Star to Include Wedding Announcement of Same-Sex Couples

More great news from America’s Heartland!

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