When someone offers something only for straights, generally, nobody says it's a discrimination except us. Straights feel not concerned about it and say nothing, they are not even shocked. But when, suddenly, it's the opposite case, that becomes a big scandal! Karen Paperno dared! Yes, she dared to offer on products for baby a 10% reduction ONLY for lesbian mothers!
During a House Appropriations Legislative Branch subcommittee hearing on the fiscal 2013 budget request for several government agencies, a battle between Democrats and Republicans on DOMA started.
In Anoka-Hennepin School District, conservative Christian parents ask teachers to teach about the "ex-homosexual" movement and "gay-related immune deficiency". They would like the policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is not applied thinking it would open the schools to pro-homosexual teaching, so they want discriminations towards LGBTs continue.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Michigan decided to file a lawsuit to fight against a discriminatory new law which prohibits a lot of public entities to provide health care insurance to their employees' domestic partners.
For the first time, a report submitted by the UN Council of Human Rights details all discriminations, violences sudden throughout the world by LGBTQ people with a list of recommendations to protect us.
Two days ago, I spoke about Val Burke who could not visit her partner hopitalized whereas a law authorizes it. It ended well as she can from now on visit her. The chief executive officer of Rolling Hills Hospital in Franklin plans to meet Val in order to apologize.
A lesbian couple, Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford, were victim of discrimination by a Hawaii bed and breakfast's owner.
Helena City in Montana unanimously approved an ordinance which prohibits any discrimination in housing, employment and many kinds of public accommodation based on sexual orientation.
In most states of United States, LGBT people cannot be juror but that could change thanks to the bill introduced by Senator Scott Dibble of Minnesota.