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Fired transgender Connecticut police officer sues for discrimination

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Francesca Quaranta
A transgender Connecticut police officer fired last June has filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination based on sexual orientation and wrongful termination. [...]

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Virginia Senate committee kills housing bill, defers workplace protections bill

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Virginia state capitol in Richmond.
It’s still legal to deny housing to LGBT Virginians after a Senate committee on Monday failed to advance legislation amid concerns that a fair housing bill would violate religious freedoms, while delaying another bill until next week that would protect LGBT workers in public employment. [...]

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Va. lawmakers introduce LGBT workplace protections bills for public employees

Monday, January 19, 2015
Virginia
It is still legal to fire someone in Virginia because they are gay, but two state lawmakers have introduced legislation hoping to change that for state and municipal workers. [...]

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Former Lowe’s employee files federal lawsuit alleging anti-gay discrimination

Sunday, January 18, 2015
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A former Lowe's employee is alleging in a federal lawsuit that he was discriminated against for years at the store because he's gay. [...]

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Thousands protest lesbian couple’s ejection from Vienna cafe for kissing

Friday, January 16, 2015
Protestors hold a poster reading " Kiss me I'm cute" during an protest in support of gay kissing, in Vienna, Austria, on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
Police estimated around 2,000 people participated in the protest Friday, forcing the closure of one downtown street. Some of the demonstrators exchanged long kisses. [...]

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Bakery gets discrimination complaint over refusal to write anti-gay messages on cake

Friday, January 16, 2015
Azuvar Bakery in Denver, Colo.
Denver’s Azucar Bakery is the target of a discrimination complaint after declining to decorate a wedding cake with anti-gay slurs. [...]

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North Carolina GOP leader to advance anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ bill

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Paul Stam
State Rep. Paul “Skip” Stam, who was re-elected speaker pro tempore of the House on Wednesday, has announced that House leaders will hold a legislative briefing Jan. 28 on a proposed “religious freedom” bill. [...]

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Texas lawmakers plan legislation to void LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination laws

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Plano-TX
The proposed measure would nullify existing LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinances in cities that are home to roughly 7.5 million Texans, more than one-quarter of the state’s population. [...]

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Why we can’t get religious freedom right

Monday, January 12, 2015
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Baking a cake, arranging roses, running an inn, are all public acts -- not matters of private belief or worship -- and a person’s religious beliefs should not trump any laws otherwise governing such activities. [...]

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Missouri bill would allow Christian college groups to discriminate against gay students

Monday, January 12, 2015
Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City.
A Missouri state lawmaker wants to allow Christian groups to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation on college campuses, while still retaining all the privileges of being a school sanctioned student group. [...]

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