Alliance Defending Freedom

Alliance Defending Freedom

DOJ and BOP Sued for Records on Rollback of Protections for Transgender Prisoners

Transgender inmate Passion Star will be moved to Safekeeping following repeated acts of violence and rape.
National
The changes weaken protections for incarcerated transgender people – who are already 10 times more likely than the general prison population to be targeted for violence. ...
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Trump White House to Host Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group at Thursday’s Youth Outreach Event

Politics
GLAAD Thursday denounced the White House for their “Generation Next: A White House Forum,” which will include a panel on free speech with a lawyer for the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated anti-LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom. ...
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Hawaii Appeals Court Rejects Religious Justification for B&B that Refused Room to Lesbian Couple

Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford
National
The Intermediate Court of Appeals of the State of Hawaii this week affirmed a lower court ruling against a Hawaii bed and breakfast that denied a room to a lesbian couple because of their sexual orientation. ...
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Equal Rights Washington Files Complaint: I-1552 Anti-LGBTQ Backers Violating Election Laws

Meghan Maya/Washington Won't Discriminate
Health
Just Want Privacy, the political group behind so-called “safety” initiative 1552, is violating Washington state’s election laws by failing to report numerous contributions from anti-LGBTQ groups like the Family Policy Institute of Washington, Alliance Defending Freedom, State Rep. Graham Hunt, and others. ...
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New York School Urged to Adopt Gender Neutral Bathroom Policies for Students

National
The Le Roy Central School District is being urged to adopt inclusive bathroom policies consistent with the District’s practice of respecting the gender identity of its students. ...
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Houston Sets the Stage for the Next Major LGBT Civil Rights Battle

National
How the media covers the fight in Houston could determine how the rest of the country thinks about the next stage of the struggle for full LGBT equality. ...
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