Tag Archives: LGBT ordinance

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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Why It Gets Better: Big Steps for Small Town

As first seen on the blog Joe. My. God. the Kentucky town of Vicco has passed a anti-descrimination ordinance that includes protections for “actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity” The tiny Kentucky mining town of Vicco, population 334, … 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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Quote of the Day: Judging on Characteristics vs. Character

You are all familiar with the quote from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speach: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the … Continue reading

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