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North Carolina Local Nondiscrimination Ordinances Stay Intact

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Oct 3
A bill that was amended to potentially strip away the ability of local municipalities from enacting their own ordinances was defeated Tuesday after a bloc of Republicans in the North Carolina House of Representatives defected.

HRC Demands End to LGBT Discrimination at Hospitals

The HRC's new reports reveals that LGBT Americans are still facing discrimination in health care. They demand that facilities adopt inclusive non-discrimination policies.

IOC Adds Non-Discrimination Clause to Olympics Charter

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
After the widespread criticism the International Olympic Committee faced over Russia's anti-gay laws during the recent Games, the IOC has added a non-discrimination clause to their charter, preventing future contracts with any cities that discriminate.

Boca Raton Expands Health Insurance Benefits, Updates Discrimination Policy

LOCAL | By Dylan Bouscher | Sep 11
More than seven years after human rights advocate Rand Hoch first asked the Boca Raton City Council to protect its LGBT employees, he can finally claim victory.

FRC Praises Anti-Gay Activists After Yesterday’s Defeat in San Antonio

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 6
The president of the Family Research Council praised the actions of activists who opposed a non-discrimination ordinance in San Antonio, Texas.

Michigan Town Approves Non Discrimination Ordinance

LOCAL | Aug 29
Another southwestern Michigan community has approved an LGBT-inclusive ordinance that would ban discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.

Cab Driver Loses License for Putting Lesbians in Jeopardy

CORPORATE | By Michael Cox | Aug 22
A cab driver in Portland, Ore., has lost his license, and the company he worked for was fined $1,000, after he left a lesbian couple on the side of the Interstate late one night in July.

Mich. Town Considers LGBT-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

A southwestern Michigan community is considering an ordinance that would ban discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bills For Gay Rights

Puerto Rico’s governor has signed a bill that prohibits employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.

Maryland Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Gender-Identity Bill

POLITICS | By John Riley | Mar 13
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Tuesday heard testimony on SB449 - a bill to prohibit discrimination against transgender and gender-nonconforming people in Maryland.

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