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News From The United-States

lgbt adoption

 

Anti-LGBT legislations are under consideration in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. They would allow religiously affiliated child placement agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples seeking to adopt.

Beyond I do logo

 

Marriage is legal in 50 states, discrimination is still legal in 31 of them. Created by Ad Council, Gill Foundation and agency CP+B with research assistance from Redscout, "Beyond I Do" is a new compaign that "promotes acceptance, empathy and understanding for the millions of LGBT Americans who can be kicked out of their homes, fired from their jobs or denied services because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.”

phoenix rainbow crossings

 

Two beautiful rainbow crosswalks were painted in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.

Thursday, 26 April 2018 22:21

Houston fights to keep LGBT workers' spousal benefits

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U.S. District Judge Kenneth Hoyt overturned Houston's attempt to defend the policy that give benefits to the city's LGBT workers' spouses in a federal court. But even though we lost a battle for LGBT workers, the war goes on.

NO on PROP 1

 

Thank you to the voters in Anchorage, Alaska, who rejected the bill that denied bathroom access to transgender people and allowed discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Monday, 23 April 2018 23:05

118 anti-LGBT bills were defeated

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I have a great news for you. This year, all attempts to block or restrict our LGBT rights in the US states have been defeated.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 22:26

Milwaukee to ban conversion therapies for LGBTQ+ minors

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The mayor of Milwaukee, Tom Barrett, is expected to sign shortly the measure that will ban therapies to change child's sexual orientation and gender identity.

John Bel Edwards

 

Governor John Bel Edwards has failed to protect LGBTQ employees. Louisiana Supreme Court has definitively halted his attempt.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 22:46

LGBT-inclusive history bill advanced in Illinois

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Illinois lawmakers have voted in favor of the LGBT-inclusive history in public schools.

judge lee rosenthal 

Texas Federal Justice Judge Lee Rosenthal has ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act and its Title VII ban discrimination against LGBTQ people.

Lupe Valdez

 

22 Democratic state representatives from Texas endorsed Lupe Valdez in her race for governor.

conversion therapy

 

Here's some good news from the United States, especially from Maryland and Hawaii. Senates from both states have approved a "gay conversion" therapies ban to protect LGBTQ minors.

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