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Wyoming Panel Moves Bill to Ban Sexual-Orientation Bias

FAMILY | By Ben Neary | Feb 21
A bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity cleared a critical committee hearing on Friday and now heads for a vote next week in the full Wyoming House of Representatives.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Won't Be Called 'Anti-Gay'

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 17
What do you call someone who writes a book claiming that the Nazi party was founded in a gay bar then brags about influencing foreign governments to adopt laws criminalizing homosexuality?

Gay-Murdering ISIS Penal Code Includes Stoning, Crucifixion

INTERNATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Feb 2
The full penal code, The Independent reports, includes brutal punishments including lashings, cutting off hands and legs for theft, exile for unmarried adulterers and death sentences which include crucifixion and stoning.

Log Cabin Republicans to Support Workplace Discrimination Executive Order

POLITICS | By EDGE | Dec 8
Check the skies for flying pigs, the Log Cabin Republicans are coming out against their own to support an executive order issued by President Obama.

Michigan May Soon Get 'License to Discriminate'

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
The state of Michigan may soon write discrimination into law with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, legislation that would allow those with deeply held religious beliefs to discriminate against those who don't share those beliefs.

Apple CEO Lends Name to Alabama's Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
Apple CEO Tim Cook -- the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to come out as gay, in October -- has lent his support and his name to an anti-gay workplace discrimination bill in his home state of Alabama.

'Stop What You're Doing,' Says London Restaurant to Couple

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
A lesbian couple is outraged this week over shoddy and homophobic treatment at a London restaurant.

S. African Security Guard Says He Was Fired Because He's Gay

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
A security guard at a prominent private school in Johannesburg, South Africa, says he was fired after his boss found out he's gay.

A Closer Look at Discrimination Within Assisted Living Facilities

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Aug 24
Because LGBT seniors are more likely to be single, and without someone to care for them in old age, more are looking to find an assisted living facility to live in. However, many such facilities are not welcoming.

Same-Sex Couple Settle Wedding Venue Dispute

NATIONAL | Aug 22
The owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away.

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