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Gay teacher fired over plans to marry partner sues Catholic school for gender discrimination

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Flint Dollar
MACON, Ga. — The former band director and music instructor at a Macon, Ga., Catholic school has filed a lawsuit against the school, claiming gender discrimination after he was fired over his plans to marry another man. Flint Dollar says he was fired from Mount de Sales Academy in May, [...]

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NBA Hall of Famer says gay athletes face same question black athletes once faced

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Bill Russell
AUSTIN, Texas -- NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell says the fight for equality for gay athletes reminds him of the civil rights movement of African-Americans in the 1960s. [...]

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Jimmy Carter speaking at Civil Rights Summit in Texas

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Jimmy Carter
AUSTIN, Texas -- Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. [...]

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Justice Department: LGBT student bullying on the rise

Friday, September 16, 2011
Thomas Perez
Bullying of LGBT youth is making up a growing number of discrimination complaints received by the Obama administration, according to Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. [...]

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