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The case will now proceed in a Texas state court, which could decide to stop the benefits offered by Houston, the fourth most populous U.S. city.
“I can’t emphasize enough how far sweeping the argument is both in terms of what it is saying about the Constitution and who will be affected,” ACLU lawyer Louise Melling said.
The Justice Department is supporting a company that allegedly discriminated against a gay former employee.
Trump administration continues discriminating against LGBTs; meanwhile, EEOC provides a very different viewpoint.
The ruling stemmed from a case in which a woman, named as Jane Doe in the court filings, was denied a protective order against her former fiancée.
“No one is going to assume the big football player is gay,” former Patriots player Ryan O’Callaghan said.
A “Resist March” in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump took the place of the city’s annual pride parade.
The president was the guest of honor at a conference organized and sponsored by anti-LGBT groups just days ahead of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Protesters who oppose the Capital Pride parade’s corporate backing briefly blocked the parade route and forced it to be rerouted.
The Education Department “is not going to be issuing decrees” on civil rights, according to DeVos.
As Trump breaks tradition, daughter Ivanka receives backlash for empty support of LGBT community.
LGBQ students were more likely than heterosexuals to report potential barriers for on-campus services, including concerns over confidentiality, embarrassment, costs and access.
History Unerased is the only entity licensed by the U.S. Department of Education to provide lesson-ready curricula covering LGBT issues.
Wednesday’s decision, the first such ruling in Asia, cements Taiwan’s position as a beacon of liberalism in the region.
Julia Tate-Keith, who filed the lawsuit on behalf of the couples, said the law’s aim was to take away same-sex rights.
The legislation requires words in Tennessee law be interpreted with their “natural and ordinary meaning, without forced or subtle construction that would limit or extend the meaning of the language.”
More fantasy language from Republicans denying discrimination. Hate uses religion again as the orphan and abortion count likely to rise as consequence.
“So-called ‘conversion therapy’ isn’t therapy at all — it’s a tortuous, fraudulent practice,” said Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), one of the bill’s sponsors.
Republicans told the president to consider Americans that “have been harmed and left unprotected for far too many years” — religious conservatives.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit awarded $585,470 in attorneys’ fees and about $20,000 in costs arising from the challenge to the plaintiffs in the case.
In its 8-3 decision, the court bucked decades of rulings that LGBT people are not protected by the milestone civil rights law, because they are not specifically mentioned in it.
Former Gov. Perry said the student election may have been rigged to secure a result that projected diversity.