In New Hampshire, Republican Governor Chris Sununu signed House Bill 1319 into law. Gender identity will be added to the state's non-discrimination law.
It's amazing! New Hampshire Republican Governor Chris Sununu has signed the bill HB 587 into law! This will help protect LGBTQ youth against "conversion therapies" or "ex-gay therapies".
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.”