Topics :: anti-discrimination laws

La. Lawmaker Pulls Gay Rights Anti-Discrimination Bill

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

Neb. Job Discrimination Bill Stalls in Legislature

Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

Uganda: Police Raid US Project that Assisted Gays

By Rodney Muhumuza | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A Ugandan government spokesman says police have raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to homosexuals.

NH Measure Would Bar Discrimination Against Gays

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A House panel is holding a hearing on a proposed amendment to New Hampshire’s constitution that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

La. Anti-Discrimination Bill for Housing Rejected

Monday Mar 31, 2014
Lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have prohibited housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Man With HIV Gets $500G for Wrongful Termination by Manhattan Hotel

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Three years after his midtown Manhattan employer abruptly fired him, a jury awarded Antonio Muñoz more than $500,000 for being discriminated against due to his HIV status.

Kansas Bill Would Expand Anti-Bias Laws to Gays

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
A Kansas House Democrat has drafted a new proposal to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Mich. County Votes Down Anti-Discrimination Measure

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
Leaders in Bay County have rejected a measure to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Gay Rights Protesters Return to Utah Capitol

By Michelle L. Price | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Protesters pushing for Utah to adopt a statewide anti-discrimination law protecting sexual and gender orientation are returning to the state Capitol three weeks after they were arrested for blocking entrances to committee rooms.