Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) took another important step in protecting transgender employees in the workplace.
On Tuesday, the Missouri House Committee on Civil and Criminal Proceedings held a hearing on HB 1181.
A new poll released by Reuters/Ipsos today is the latest to show that voters reject so-called Indiana-style “Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (RFRA) bills.
Bill goes beyond Indiana’s anti-LGBT bill because it endorses taxpayer-funded discrimination based on religious and political beliefs.
Last month, the police chief of Lincoln, Nebraska announced that the security cameras watching over the city’s downtown bar scene have not proven effective in his department’s efforts to stem criminal activity. Police Chief Jim Peschong...Show More Summary
As the wave of anti-LGBT legislation throughout the United States continues to swell, some have taken it upon themselves to fight back.
Yesterday, the Colorado Senate Committee on State, Veterans, and Military Affairs held a hearing on HB 1175, an anti-conversion therapy bill.
Today, the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI), North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) and Voice for Adoption (VFA) released a joint statement supporting LGBT parents, and affirming that they are as capable of raising children as non-LGBT couples and individuals.
American indie pop duo Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso are lending their star power to HRC’s Equality Rocks campaign.
My name is Anthony. I’m 16 and I live in Clearwater, Florida, with my moms and three siblings. I was adopted by my parents when I was 13 years old after having spent four years in foster care. I heard about the bill that the FloridaShow More Summary
The wave of anti-LGBT bills that have been filed by state legislators across the country continues to grow.
HRC is proud to announce that WNBA star Brittney Griner will be awarded with HRC's Visibility Award this Saturday at HRC's Houston Gala.
This week, two pro-LGBT bills in Hawaii will be one step closer to becoming law.
#Syria regime reacts to ISIS takeover of Palestinian camp by hitting civilians w barrel bombs https://t.co/BbpThEWKH2 pic.twitter.com/fiqV2S6zoz — Borzou Daragahi (@borzou) April 8, 2015
#Tsarnaev guilty of all 30 charges for the #BostonMarathon bombing. Faces the death penalty in trial's next phase. http://t.co/7fmYqff55H — Newsweek (@Newsweek) April 8, 2015 Now that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all 30...Show More Summary
Tonight the Obama Administration threw its weight behind the movement to halt the harmful, widely debunked practice of conversion therapy.
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The anti-LGBT bill would enshrine discrimination rights into Florida law by allowing any private adoption agency -- both secular and religious, and including agencies that receive taxpayer dollars -- to discriminate against prospective parents based on sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as on family status, and religious or political beliefs.