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The Kleins closed their bakery not long after being ordered to pay the heavy fine when they refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.
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.
Eight years since wrapping, "The L Word" series is set for a reboot.
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.
"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.