Trump White House to Host Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group at Thursday’s Youth Outreach Event

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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Publix Grocery Chain Denies HIV Prevention Pill to Employees

Publix, a privately-traded company, scored a zero on the Human Rights Campaign’s analysis of workplace fairness and has been accused of multiple instances of anti-LGBT discrimination. ...
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Legal Advocates: Anti-LGBT Mississippi Law is ‘Unfair and Unconstitutional’

The 11 individuals and the church that are plaintiffs in Barber v. Bryant are a cross-section of Mississippians harmed by HB 1523: clergy, LGBT residents, community leaders and activists. ...
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Unanimous Ruling in Washington State Supreme Court Against Arlene’s Flowers Owner

Arlene's Flowers Owner Barronelle Stutzman
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The couple and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued Stutzman for violating Washington state's law protecting against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. ...
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GOP’s Anti-LGBT Votes Send Message VA Not Open for Business

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Politics National
Earlier this week, the Privileges and Elections Constitutional Subcommittee killed HJ 538, which would have repealed Virginia’s now mute constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. ...
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Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT Religious Freedom Bill Reaches Fifth Circuit

Faith and Religion
Mississippi’s discriminatory anti-LGBT legislation was enacted in defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision granting marriage for same-sex couples nationwide. ...
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NOM Outlines Plan to Strip Rights from LGBT Americans Under Trump Presidency

In a post entitled "The Plan," anti-LGBT organization National Organization for Marriage outlined the ways in which they anticipate using a Trump presidency to further their hateful rhetoric in America - and around the world. ...
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Anti-Gay Laws Cause UK to Issue Foreign Travel Warning for the U.S.

The UK Foreign Office updated a foreign travel advice warning to British citizens about the United States. ...
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Netflix, Viacom, SAG-AFTRA Urge Legislators to Halt North Carolina Anti-LGBT Bills

GLAAD released an open letter by entertainment leaders in Variety calling for an end to anti-LGBT bills popping up across the country. ...
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PayPal Withdraws Plan for Charlotte Expansion, 400 Jobs to Move Elsewhere

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Editorial Faith and Religion
Two weeks ago, PayPal announced plans to open a new global operations center in Charlotte and employ over 400 people in skilled jobs. ...
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