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The Eliminate Hate Campaign seeks to draw attention to groups it sees as extreme and hateful against LGBT people, accusing them of hiding behind ostensibly Christian or family values.
The “Uphold Historical Marriage Act” would not recognize same-sex marriage whether they were conducted in the state or not.
The court concluded that a law banning gay couples from becoming foster parents is “legally indistinguishable” from racial discrimination in hiring.
The ruling is the first in which a court has extended protections to people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity under the federal Fair Housing Act.
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.
The Atlantic Coast Conference was the first organization to end a boycott of North Carolina in response to the state's discriminatory “bathroom bill.”
“It’s simply another version of HB2 dressed up in a way desperate lawmakers hope will save state’s economy,” said HRC President Chad Griffin.
A new analysis found the state will lose millions in lost business thanks to its anti-LGBT House Bill 2.
The state's Republican House Speaker Joe Straus has come out in opposition of the "unnecessary" bill.
Former Gov. Perry said the student election may have been rigged to secure a result that projected diversity.
The vote allows the tribe's judicial branch to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.
LGBT organizations asked Senate Judiciary Committee to “interrogate” Gorsuch and his "threat to the LGBT community."
Bill would require people to use restrooms that correspond with gender on their birth certificate.
The winning art celebrates LGBT community with patriotic design.
Local leaders say accepting diversity is not just the right thing to do, but needed to attract jobs and investment.
The poll indicated growing acceptance for gay rights, a nonpartisan research group said on Friday.
“Anyone who values what our city stands for should do the same,” said Boston Mayor Martin Walsh in a statement.
In their suit in May, the states said Democratic President Barack Obama's administration overstepped its authority.
The researchers estimate that same-sex marriage legalization is tied to 134,000 fewer suicide attempts each year.
The ruling comes just after the new administration revoked guidance allowing transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called the transgender school bathrooms issue one that is "best dealt with and solved at a personal level and a local level."
Local governments do not have the authority to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the court ruled.
Transgender students are not legally protected under federal anti-discrimination laws. "States rights" to supersede gender protections.