Topics :: anti-gay discrimination

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

Couple Arrested for Kissing in Mexico

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Mexican police arrested and fined a gay couple Sunday for kissing.

UK KFC Apologizes for Allegedly Booting Lesbian Couple for Kissing

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 18, 2014
A lesbian couple were allegedly kicked out of a KFC in Bath, England, after other customers complained about the women’s "heavy petting."

SC Police Chief Says Firing was Because She’s Gay

Friday Apr 18, 2014
The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay.

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.

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Gay Bias Case

By Jeri Clausing | Monday Apr 7, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a studio that refused to photograph a lesbian couple’s commitment ceremony, letting stand a New Mexico high court ruling that helped spur a national debate over gay rights and religious freedom.

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.

Christian School in Virginia Drives Eight-Year-Old Tomboy Out

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
A Christian school in Virginia has reportedly driven out an eight-year-old girl because of her "boyish looks," saying that God had made her female, and she should dress and act as such.

U.S. to Take Immediate Action on Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
The Obama Administration has briefed key members of Congress on immediate steps the U.S. would take in reviewing all U.S. funded programs in Uganda.