Posts by MJ Okma, Associate Director of News & Rapid Response

Senate republicans file a federal anti-LGBTQ religious exemptions bill

The bill, filed by Sen. Mike Lee, aims to enable individuals, businesses, and corporations to discriminate against the LGBTQ community.

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Brent Bozell’s vicious anti-LGBTQ views should have no place in the White House

The anti-LGBTQ founder of the fringe group Media Resource Center will be at the White House today to take part of Trump’s meeting on the video game industry.

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Federal court rules against Jeff Sessions' anti-LGBTQ agenda and says that transgender workers are protected under Title VII

U.S. appeals court rules that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects workers from discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

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New Hampshire House passes transgender non-discrimination bill

HB 1319 would make New Hampshire's non-discrimination law transgender-inclusive by adding protections on the basis of gender identity.

 

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Bermuda delays the repeal of marriage equality for three months

Government official implied delay was connected in part to same-sex weddings already planned through the island’s lucrative tourism industry.

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New Hampshire House Judiciary Committee throws support behind transgender non-discrimination bill

HB 1319 would add gender identity protections to New Hampshire's state non-discrimination law.

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Federal Court rules against the Trump Administration in LGBTQ rights case on workplace nondiscrimination

Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects workers from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

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Georgia Senate passes anti-LGBTQ adoption and foster care bill

SB 375 is a religious exemptions bill that would allow for taxpayer-funded agencies to deny perspective LGBTQ parents and refuse service to LGBTQ youth.

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