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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.
"LGBTQ refugees, immigrants, Muslims and women are scared today, and with good reason." — HRC
Transgender people and activists fear violence will only get worse under a Trump presidency.
GLAAD said some TV characters and storylines still portrayed the LGBT community in a negative or stereotypical way and added that numbers only tell part of the story.
Statistically, the LGBT community is already more vulnerable to abuse and violence than the general population — and discrimination and other barriers complicate the reporting process.
Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.
Despite growing acceptance of LGBT employees, offensive comments and stereotypes still persist in the workplace. Our experts reveal the phrases you should avoid.
The governor signed the controversial bill Wednesday, which allows counselors to turn away clients based on “sincerely held principles.”
"With the filing of these two suits, EEOC is continuing to solidify its commitment to ensuring that individuals are not discriminated against in workplaces because of their sexual orientation."
A Utah judge reversed his decision to remove the couple’s foster child from their home, but organizations are actively seeking his impeachment.
The pious mainstream supports LGBT rights, does not like "religious freedom” laws.
A mainline Christian church’s turnaround on same-gender marriage shows how diverse religious Americans are on the subject.
The Mormon Church has announced its surprise support of LGBT anti-discrimination laws—with one clear condition.