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‘Bill of Rights Ordinance’ Passed for LGBT Seniors In San Francisco

From KCBS: SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A city ordinance prohibiting discrimination against senior lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender San Franciscans by long-term care facilities and nursing homes was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Advocate magazine gives us a profile piece on the woman who helped to write Houston’s successful anti-discrimination ordinance: Parker’s résumé helps explain how she combines liberal social policies with fiscal conservatism. While gradually growing more prominent as a community activist, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities: Houston v. Pittsburg, TX on Discrimination

For those who think that ordinances like the one passed in Houston that protects Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons aren’t really needed or afford special rights, comes this story out of another Texas town via Joe. My. God.: The … Continue reading

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Miami Beach passes tax equity ordinance

From The Washington Blade: MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—A Florida LGBT advocacy group on Wednesday applauded the Miami Beach City Commission for unanimously passing a tax equity ordinance that allows the city to reimburse municipal employees in domestic partnerships who pay extra … Continue reading

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Big show of support for Boise anti-discrimination ordinance

As first seen on the blog, Joe. My. God, Boise Idaho is considering an ordinance that would ban discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons in the city. If successful, Boise would only be the second city in Idaho to … Continue reading

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Drive to repeal Omaha anti-bias ordinance is under way

Voting on equality, it’s just not for marriage anymore. From Omaha.com: An attempt to repeal Omaha’s legal protections for gay and transgender residents is under way, a move that could inject the contentious issue into next year’s city election. A … Continue reading

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