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Walmart’s powerful voice weighed in its home state against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, helping to push the governor to send the bill back to the legislature.
The broad language and history of the bill promotes anti-LGBT bigotry and needs more than just clarification from Gov. Pence and the legislature
Accepting an award for LGBT support, Marriott International CEO Arne Sorensen called Indian’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act “madness” and said it was about “politics of divisiveness.”
Fallout from businesses and others taking a pro-LGBT stand against Indiana law continues as Gov. Pence seeks to clarify legislation
The corporate, political and social backlash against Indiana’s new ‘Religious Freedom Law’ is escalating. The fight against the law, which allows LGBT discrimination, is led by Diversityinc Top 50 companies Eli Lilly and Company and Cummins
The LGBT Congressional Staff Association discusses their approach to diversity outreach even within the LGBT community itself
New York has updated its language on healthcare, signaling progress in transgender rights at the state level.
A mainline Christian church’s turnaround on same-gender marriage shows how diverse religious Americans are on the subject.
Dolce & Gabbana opened a firestorm of controversy with comments disparaging IVF children and gay families.
In an Irish-radio interview, the clergyman also contends that members of the LGBT community aren’t “necessarily parents,” before offering an apology.
Ignoring orders from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Alabama Supreme Court continues to block marriage for same-gender couples. But Alabama’s current governor doesn’t think it’s a civil-rights issue.
In a CNN Interview, Dr. Ben Carson said he believes homosexuality is a choice, proven by the prison system. Carson has formed an exploratory committee for a 2016 Presidential run.
Dr. Vensa Roi refused to care for an infant with two mothers due to her religious beliefs, just the latest example of LGBT rights clashing with business-owner ideology. What does the future hold?
Patricia Arquette’s Oscar acceptance speech was widely cheered, but further comments she made backstage are being criticized. Find out what else she said here.
A Washington state florist violated anti-discrimination and consumer-protection laws when she refused to provide her services for a same-gender couple’s wedding.
Pro sports is one of many areas that fail at diversity, and the man appointed last summer to lead D&I efforts for Major League Baseball knows all too well what inclusion means.
When she was elected Oregon’s secretary of state in 2008, Kate Brown became the first bisexual to win a statewide elected office.
Potential 2016 GOP Presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Senator Rand Paul appear in an ultrareligious and uberconservative anti-gay documentary. Watch not one, but two trailers for it here.
In a first-of-its-kind ruling, a New Jersey Superior Court judge says that providers of conversion therapy who advertise that homosexuality can be cured are committing consumer fraud.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed an executive order rescinding a previous order that protected the LGBT community from workplace discrimination.
Just days after accepting the new role, Jeb Bush’s chief technology officer announces his resignation amid controversy surrounding past offensive tweets targeting women and gay men, and comments about Blacks.
Despite the best efforts of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, the state began issuing marriage licenses to same-gender couples on Monday.
During a CNN interview, GOP Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee made an interesting analogy when discussing same-gender marriage. Watch the interview here.
Representative Chris Smith made his comments in a House Subcommittee hearing about Nigeria, which bans same-gender marriage. See his exact words here.