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Gay Police Officer Sgt. Wildhaber Wins $20 Million in Discrimination Suit Against St. Louis County

St. Louis County, Mo., police officer Sgt. Keith Wildhaber on Friday won a discrimination lawsuit against his department for nearly $20 million after claiming the department discriminated against him based on his sexuality and retaliated against him when he filed a complaint. In one instance in 2014, Wildhaber recounted in…

Yet Another Public Anti-LGBT Figure Caught on Grindr

Just several weeks ago, anti-LGBT Republican Randy Boehning found himself outed as a frequent Grindr user. Now, Reverend Matthew Makela has resigned from his position after being caught in the same scandal. Makela, a married father of five, served as a pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church and School for…

FDA's Updated Blood Donation Ban Still Discriminatory

This week, President Obama’s administration has expressed support for the Food and Drug Administration’s motion to lift a current ban that prevents gay and bisexual men from donating blood. However, the proposed revision does not do much to solve the problem. In a “half-step” in the right direction, the new…