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Lawsuit challenges Mississippi’s same-sex adoption ban

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Mississippi state capitol in Jackson.
In 2000, then-Gov. Ronnie Musgrove signed the ban, but now says he regrets doing so. ...

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Red Robin manager files discrimination suit, says he was fired because he’s gay

Saturday, March 7, 2015
The former general manager says he was fired from the company's West Nyack franchise location because he is gay. ...

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No, the city of Houston isn’t bullying anti-gay pastors – this is basic lawyering

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Conservative media outlets, led by Fox News, are attacking the city of Houston for subpoenaing a number of local pastors who were part of the right-wing opposition to the city's LGBT non-discrimination ordinance that is suing the city now that the anti-discrimination law ...

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NY appeals court upholds $1.6 million judgement awarded to lesbian chef

Saturday, March 29, 2014
Mirella Salemi
NEW YORK -- The owner of a Mexican restaurant in Tribeca who warned his staff weekly about the eternal damnation awaiting "gay people" owes a lesbian chef $1.6 million, a New York appeals court ruled. ...

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Lawsuit: LGBT students routinely bullied in Miss. school district

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Destin Holmes
JACKSON, Miss. -- A lawsuit filed Tuesday says LGBT students are routinely bullied in a south Mississippi school district, including a lesbian who was forced to sit alone in the middle of a classroom when others were split into groups ...

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Eleven same-sex couples file lawsuit to overturn Ark. gay marriage ban

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A group of 11 same-sex couples from Arkansas on Tuesday asked a judge to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage, the latest effort aimed at repealing the amendment after recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings supporting ...

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Judge combines lawsuits against florist who refused flowers for gay wedding

Saturday, June 29, 2013
Barronelle Stutzman
A judge in Washington state on Friday consolidated two lawsuits, one filed by the state attorney general and the other filed by a gay couple, in a dispute over a florist who declined to provide flowers for the couple's wedding ...

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Gay couple awarded $147K in Council Bluffs, Iowa discrimination suit

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — A jury in Council Bluffs, Iowa, has awarded a gay couple $147,000 in their discrimination lawsuit. ...

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Whistleblower sues Rutgers University in abusive coach case

Friday, April 5, 2013
Eric Murdock
EAST HANOVER, N.J. — A former Rutgers University employee who made public the video that led to the basketball coach's dismissal and the athletic director's resignation has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the university. ...

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Lawsuit claims M&M-Mars fired worker over her sexual orientation

Thursday, February 21, 2013
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. -- A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit against candy maker M&M-Mars, alleging she was fired because she is lesbian. ...

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