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Maryland state capitol in Annapolis.

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

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]

Twelve years later, Mich. resident aims to block gay rights law once again

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
ROYAL OAK, Mich. -- - A Royal Oak, Mich., resident says he's submitted petitions to force a referendum on a new gay rights ordinance in the Detroit suburb. [ Read more → ]

Colorado likely to abandon discrimination crime due to civil unions law

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
DENVER — An unenforced discrimination crime in Colorado is likely coming off the books under a bipartisan agreement inspired by a civil unions bill. [ Read more → ]

Unenforced Colo. discrimination law could be repealed due to civil unions

Thursday, February 21, 2013
DENVER — An unenforced discrimination crime in Colorado could be coming off the books in a bipartisan agreement inspired by a civil unions bill. [ Read more → ]
Phoenix, Ariz.

Phoenix to consider expanding anti-bias law to include LGBT residents

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
PHOENIX -- The Phoenix city council is expected to vote this month on whether to expand the city's anti-discrimination ordinance to prohibit discrimination against its LGBT residents. [ Read more → ]

Maplewood, Mo., city council passes LGBT non-discrimination ordinance

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
MAPLEWOOD, Mo. – Seven St. Louis county municipalities now offer protections for their LGBT citizens following a 4-3 vote on Tuesday from the Maplewood City Council. [ Read more → ]
Lincoln, Neb.

Anti-gay groups collect signatures to force vote on discrimination ordinance

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Opponents of a new city ordinance that would prohibit prohibit discrimination against LGBT people in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations, said Tuesday they had collected enough signatures of registered voters to force the city council to either repeal the measure or place it on the November ballot for a city-wide referendum. [ Read more → ]

Lincoln, Neb., city council adds LGBT protections to civil rights ordinance

Monday, May 14, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Lincoln, Neb., City Council on Monday evening approved expanding the city’s civil rights protections to include its LGBT citizens. The partisan vote was approved by the five Democrats on the council; the two Republicans abstained, saying they had a conflict of interest. [ Read more → ]

Lincoln, Neb., lawmakers support Fairness Ordinance for LGBT citizens

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. -- City council member Carl Eskridge on Monday introduced the Lincoln, Neb., "Fairness Ordinance," a measure that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s non-discrimination law. [ Read more → ]

Flint, Mich. passes LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance

Monday, March 5, 2012
FLINT, Mich. -- The Flint city council on Monday passed an non-discrimination ordinance that includes crucial protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in housing and public accommodations. [ Read more → ]

Nevada governor signs two additional transgender protection bills

Thursday, June 2, 2011
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday signed into law two bills that extend discrimination protections for transgender people. [ Read more → ]
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