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Indiana governor ‘looking forward’ to signing anti-LGBT religious freedom bill into law

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
Indiana governor Mike Pence says he is looking forward to signing a religious freedom bill that LGBT rights groups say is among the most sweeping "license to discriminate" bills introduced this year. [...]

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Oklahoma denies ‘LGBTALY’ license plate because ‘it’s sexual in nature’

Monday, March 23, 2015
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The Oklahoma Tax commission has denied a man's application for a personalized license plate supporting the LGBT community because it carries "a sexual connotation." [...]

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Indiana House OKs sweeping religious freedom bill that allows anti-LGBT discrimination

Monday, March 23, 2015
Indiana state capitol in Indianapolis.
The Indiana House approved by a wide margin a proposal strengthening protections for religious objections in state law that opponents say provides legal cover for discrimination against LGBT people. [...]

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Judge: ‘Plausible’ case of discrimination of transgender man at Minnesota hospital

Friday, March 20, 2015
airview Southdale Hospital, Edina, Minn.
Jakob Rumble, who's identified in court records as a transgender man, said his gender identity was disregarded when he went to the emergency room at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina. [...]

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Jeb Bush supports ‘license to discriminate’ religious freedom bills

Friday, March 20, 2015
Jeb Bush
Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush says he supports legislation that would allow businesses and individuals to refuse services on the basis their religious beliefs. [...]

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California may soon ban discrimination against transgender jurors

Thursday, March 19, 2015
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The measure passed in the state House without debate on a 63-2 vote Thursday. It now goes to the Senate. [...]

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Missouri lawmakers add to wave of anti-LGBT legislation with eight bills

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City
Missouri is adding to the wave of anti-equality legislation being filed across the nation with the introduction of eight bills targeting the LGBT community thus far this legislative session. [...]

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Second Florida House panel advances transgender bathroom bill

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.
A Florida state House panel on Tuesday advanced a bill that would limit individuals to using the public restrooms that correspond with their "biological sex, either male or female, at birth." [...]

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Missouri lawmaker files two ‘bathroom’ bills targeting transgender community

Monday, March 16, 2015
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The bills are intended to "stoke the fear of transgender people portrayed as predators," says Missouri's statewide LGBT advocacy group. [...]

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Luxury D.C. hotel faces discrimination complaint from gay, former employee

Monday, March 16, 2015
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“They called me ‘faggot,’” he said. “They called me probably a loser because I’m a faggot.” [...]

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