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Neb. Job Discrimination Bill Stalls in Legislature

Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

Uganda: Police Raid US Project that Assisted Gays

By Rodney Muhumuza | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A Ugandan government spokesman says police have raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to homosexuals.

NH Measure Would Bar Discrimination Against Gays

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A House panel is holding a hearing on a proposed amendment to New Hampshire’s constitution that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

La. Anti-Discrimination Bill for Housing Rejected

Monday Mar 31, 2014
Lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have prohibited housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Man With HIV Gets $500G for Wrongful Termination by Manhattan Hotel

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Three years after his midtown Manhattan employer abruptly fired him, a jury awarded Antonio Mu├▒oz more than $500,000 for being discriminated against due to his HIV status.

Mich. County Votes Down Anti-Discrimination Measure

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
Leaders in Bay County have rejected a measure to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Kansas Bill Would Expand Anti-Bias Laws to Gays

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
A Kansas House Democrat has drafted a new proposal to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Gay Rights Protesters Return to Utah Capitol

By Michelle L. Price | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Protesters pushing for Utah to adopt a statewide anti-discrimination law protecting sexual and gender orientation are returning to the state Capitol three weeks after they were arrested for blocking entrances to committee rooms.

US Eyes Push Against Anti-Gay Laws Worldwide

By Lara Jakes | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
Troubled by an anti-gay movement in Uganda and across much of the world, the U.S. is launching a new effort to combat what Secretary of State John Kerry described Wednesday as a threat to human rights.

Arizona Businesses Want Veto of Bill Angering Gays

Monday Feb 24, 2014
Arizona’s biggest business advocacy group is calling on Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill allowing business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to refuse service to gays.