Will Maine become the 14th state to ban "conversion therapies" for LGBTQ minors?
This is the first time in American history that four LGBT people are running to become governor of a state.
Hawaii became the 12th state to ban "conversion therapy" for LGBTQ minors.
As we had seen a few days ago, both Oklahoma and Kansas approved laws allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT families. Connecticut, for its part, has decided to welcome LGBT parents who want to adopt or foster a child.
A few days ago, we saw three states were debating the "religious freedom" bills for adoption agencies. Unfortunately, two of them approved these bills: Oklahoma and Kansas.
Many thanks to Maryland that becomes the eleventh state to ban "conversion therapy" for LGBT minors.
Head of the Family Research Council hate group, Tony Perkins, has joined the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
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.
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.”
Two beautiful rainbow crosswalks were painted in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.
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.
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.