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Transgender woman alleges housing discrimination by Salvation Army

| Sunday, May 4, 2014
Jodielynn Wiley
DALLAS -- A transgender woman facing homelessness has filed a lawsuit with the Fair Housing Office in Dallas after being denied housing by the Salvation Army because she has not undergone gender reassignment surgery.

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Lawmakers deal another blow to LGBT rights in Louisiana

| Monday, April 28, 2014
Louisiana state capitol in Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Attempts to advance gay rights legislation took another blow in the Louisiana Legislature. The House Commerce Committee on Monday voted 12-3 to kill a measure that would have prohibited housing discrimination against gays, among others.

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La. lawmakers: Housing discrimination against LGBT people is still OK

| Monday, March 31, 2014
Louisiana state capitol in Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE, La. --- Louisiana lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have prohibited housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Md. senate panel hears testimony on bill to ban anti-transgender discrimination

| Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Maryland state capitol in Annapolis.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A Maryland Senate panel on Tuesday heard testimony on a proposal to ban anti-transgender discrimination in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations.

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Utah state Senator says LGBT anti-discrimination bill should be heard

| Saturday, February 1, 2014
Steve Urquhart
SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's legal fight over same-sex marriage has nothing to do with a proposed statewide anti-discrimination ban, a state senator said Friday.

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Poll: 60 percent of Utahns support LGBT housing, employment protections

| Tuesday, January 21, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY -- A new poll finds that 60 percent of Utahns say the state should adopt legal protections against discrimination of LGBT people in housing and the workplace.

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Affordable housing for LGBT seniors opens in heart of downtown Philadelphia

| Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Matt Rourke, APShown is the new John C. Anderson apartments building ion Philadelphia, an affordable housing complex aimed at gay seniors.
PHILADELPHIA -- Jerry Zeft was so excited to move into his new apartment that he slept on an air mattress for nearly a week while he waited for his bed and other belongings to catch up with him. No matter that he's 70 years old.

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At Minnesota’s Spirit on Lake, LGBT seniors find safe haven

| Thursday, January 2, 2014
Ann Heisenfelt, APBarbara Satin (left), a 79-year-old transgender activist described by building residents as "the matriarch of Spirit on Lake," with resident Lucretia Kirby in her unit at Spirit on Lake in Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS — Lucretia Kirby was on her own for the first time in years after her partner's death. She felt stranded in a church-affiliated assisted living facility, where she said bigotry and even physical threats were ignored by building managers.

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University of Minnesota to offer gender-neutral student housing

| Sunday, December 29, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota is preparing to offer gender-neutral housing at its Twin Cities campus.

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Justice Dept. files suit against Texas RV park in transgender discrimination case

| Friday, October 11, 2013
Roxanne Joganik
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against a Texas recreational vehicle park for alleged discrimination against a transgender woman.

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