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North Dakota State Rep. Randy Boehning

Anti-LGBT Legislator Caught on Gay Dating App Grindr

A gay-bashing state lawmaker from North Dakota’s hypocrisy is outed when his profile on the popular gay dating app is revealed.


Gay-bashing Lawmakers on the Attack Despite Big Gains in LGBT Acceptance

With the inevitability of marriage equality setting in, anti-LGBT legislators press harder to discriminate on a variety of regulations.

Rep. Bill Flores

GOP Congressman Links Gay Marriage to Baltimore

Rep. Bill Flores ignores institutional racism responsible for the protests in Baltimore in order go after same-gender marriage.

Hourly workers

The Value of Getting Hourly Workers into Employee Resource Groups

Engaging diversity and inclusion through resource groups among hourly workers adds value to both them and the business.

Giorgio Armani: Don’t Dress Gay

Fashion mogul Giorgio Armani under fire after his hateful comments about gay men and their fashion choices.

Porter Novelli Profits on Gay Bashing as Indiana’s Taxpayers Shell Out to Cover Up Gov. Pence’s Mess

Public relations firm takes $2 million from Indiana to “fix” its image despite the state government’s ongoing resistance to protecting LGBT citizens.

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Indiana’s RFRA ‘Fix’ Doesn’t End Discrimination

EY's Global Vice Chair, Public Policy Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak makes the case against anti-LGBT discrimination.

LGBT & U.S. flags, discrimination

Red State Support for Gay Discrimination Continues

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio Oklahoma has joined the discriminatory ranks of Indiana and Alabama in its latest bill passed by the Senate. According to the state’s bill, popular ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft reserve the right to refuse passengers who identify as transgender or gay: “ shall adopt a policy …

U.S. Supreme Court

Even Lawyers Are Beginning to ‘Get It’

Top law firms are largely staying away from representing bigotry – because it hurts recruiting.

President Barack Obama

Obama Gets Behind Banning LGBT ‘Conversion’ Therapy

The president pushes for the ban of the controversial practice that purports to ‘cure’ LGBT youths and updates White House restroom accommodations for staffers.

Two millennial women

Survey: Millennials Identify as LGBT Much More than Previous Generations

A study of millennials suggests they are much more open about their own sexual identity, and businesses and policymakers should pay heed.

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long and Speaker of the House Brian Bosma

Indiana Companies Support Amendment to RFRA

Companies that fought Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, including Eli Lilly and Company and Anthem, are applauding the proposed revisions

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

Walmart Helps Convince Arkansas Gov. to Wait on Anti-LGBT Bill

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.

Gov. Pence and RFRA law supporters

Indiana Governor Desperately Tries to Evade Reality: RFRA Is Discriminatory

The broad language and history of the bill promotes anti-LGBT bigotry and needs more than just clarification from Gov. Pence and the legislature

Diversity Leadership: Marriott's Arne Sorenson

Marriott CEO Arne Sorensen: Indiana Law ‘We Will Not Stand For It’

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.”

Gov. Mike Pence - Indiana

Gov. Pence Calls Press Conference to Clarify Indiana RFRA Law

Fallout from businesses and others taking a pro-LGBT stand against Indiana law continues as Gov. Pence seeks to clarify legislation

Should Your Company Do Business in Indiana After ‘Religious Freedom Law’?

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

Rainbow flag and ballot box

Diversity Becoming a Priority in LGBT Spaces

The LGBT Congressional Staff Association discusses their approach to diversity outreach even within the LGBT community itself

Trans Day of Action in NYC 2012

What Repeal of Medicaid Exclusion Means for Transgender New Yorkers

New York has updated its language on healthcare, signaling progress in transgender rights at the state level.

Witherspoon Presbyterian Church

Growing Religious Majority Supporting Same-Gender Marriage

A mainline Christian church’s turnaround on same-gender marriage shows how diverse religious Americans are on the subject.

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

Fashion Icons Face Furor from Elton John, Others

Dolce & Gabbana opened a firestorm of controversy with comments disparaging IVF children and gay families.

Bishop Kevin Doran of Ireland

Catholic Bishop Compares Homosexuality to Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome

In an Irish-radio interview, the clergyman also contends that members of the LGBT community aren’t “necessarily parents,” before offering an apology.

Alabama courts continue to fight gay marriage

Alabama Courts Continue Same-Gender Marriage Fight

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.

Ben Carson: Homosexuality Is a Choice, Prisons Make You Gay

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.