LGBT Discrimination

LGBT Discrimination

Victory for Lesbian Couple Turned Away by Hawaii B&B

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Aloha B&B violated the state public accommodations law and were ordered to stop its ongoing business practice of discriminating against same-sex couples. ...
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Man Arrested in MO Hospital, Not Allowed to Visit Husband

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Roger Gorley was arrested in Kansas City, Missouri when he attempted to visit his ailing partner, husband Allen Mansell in a local hospital. ...
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63 Percent of Americans Believe LGBT Discrimination is a Serious Problem in US

63 Percent of Americans Believe LGBT Discrimination is a Serious Problem in US
A slim majority of Americans, 51 percent, say the public will eventually agree on gay rights issues in the future; but nearly as many, 45 percent, believe these issues "will always divide Americans." ...
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Texas Inmate Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime

Texas Inmate Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime
Hall admitted that he assaulted the victim because of his perceived sexual orientation by repeatedly punching and kicking the victim while calling the victim gay slurs. ...
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Report: Gay and Transgender Discrimination in the Public Sector

Report: Gay and Transgender Discrimination in the Public Sector
They are firefighters, teachers, police officers, nurses, librarians, child-care providers, sanitation workers, and more. These public servants care for our children, protect our communities, clean our streets, and keep America functioning. ...
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National Survey Examines Experiences of LGBT People Living with AIDS and Law Enforcement Interactions

National Survey Examines Experiences of LGBT People Living with AIDS and Law Enforcement Interactions
A new nationwide survey aims to examine the experiences LGBT people living with HIV face regarding law enforcement, prisons, courts, and schools. ...
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Equality Commission of Northern Ireland Releases Staggering Discrimination Study

Equality Commission of Northern Ireland Releases Staggering Discrimination Study
Over a quarter of people (27%) would mind a gay, lesbian or bisexual person living next door, compared to 14% in 2005. ...
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New York’s Campaign for Youth Shelter Demands Funding for LGBT Homeless

New York’s Campaign for Youth Shelter Demands Funding for LGBT Homeless
The Campaign calls for the city to raise its Runaway and Homeless Youth Services budget from the recently-announced $5 million to $13.5 million. ...
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72 Members of Congress Submit Letter Urging President Obama to Support Federal Workplace Equality

72 Members of Congress Submit Letter Urging President Obama to Support Federal Workplace Equality
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., along with 71 Members of Congress, sent a letter to President Obama calling for an executive order prohibiting contractors from receiving federal funds unless they have sexual orientation and gender identity anti-discrimination policies in place. ...
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U.S. Departments of Justice and Education Resolve Anoka-Hennepin School District Harassment Complaints

U.S. Departments of Justice and Education Resolve Anoka-Hennepin School District Harassment Complaints
In November 2010, the Department of Justice received a complaint alleging that students in the school district were being harassed by other students because they didn’t dress or act in ways that conform to gender stereotypes. ...
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