Tag Archives: LGBT discrimination

Housing Discrimination one of Equality Louisiana’s Legislation Agenda Items for 2014

From Louisiana State University’s The Daily Reveille: Legislative assistant Michael Beyer said Rep. Jared Brossett is also working with EQLA to address housing discrimination against LGBT people. Beyer said many LGBT groups do not focus as vehemently on housing and … 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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Rep. Steve King Proposes A Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Approach To Gays In The Workplace

From ThinkProgress comes this gem of logic from Rep. Steve King (R-IA): LE MARS, Iowa — To Rep. Steve King (R-IA), the problem is not that it’s legal for employers to fire an employee for being gay. It’s that the … Continue reading

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70% of Anchorage LGBTs Have Experienced Discrimination

As reported in Anchorage Daily News, a survey report released by Identity, Inc. and the Alaska LGBT Community Survey Task Force show that Anchorage LGBT people experience some type of discrimination ranging from verbal abuse to physical threats: • 73.1 … Continue reading

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Longtime church employee was terminated for his same-sex wedding in N.Y.

Reposted from charlotteobserver.com: The last five months have been eventful for Steav Bates-Congdon. First he got married. Then he got fired. The popular music director at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in south Charlotte lost his job last month for marrying … Continue reading

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States Rights vs. Municipality Rights for Omaha LGBT Citizens

Nebraska state senator Beau McCoy wants to make the lives of GLBT citizens in Nebraska harder in the name of uniformity. The below comes from Omaha.com: A new debate is brewing at Omaha City Hall and in the State Capitol … Continue reading

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