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NH Republican Governor Signs Transgender Protections into Law as FFAA Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary

June 8, 2018, 4:03 pm New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed HB 1319 into law today – legislation that will ensure all transgender Granite Staters are fully protected from discrimination.

VICTORY! New Hampshire Governor Signs Legislation Protecting Transgender People from Discrimination

June 8, 2018, 1:51 pm Today, Republican Governor Chris Sununu signed HB 1319 into law, protecting transgender individuals across the state from discrimination in employment, housing and public spaces.

AZ Appeals Court Upholds LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

June 7, 2018, 5:07 pm In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel on the Arizona state court of appeals today affirmed equal protections for LGBTQ residents in Phoenix and opposed exemptions on the basis of religious beliefs.

Advocates Secure Important Gains for LGBTQ Equality During 2018 Legislative Session

June 7, 2018, 9:47 am LGBTQ advocates made important progress during the 2018 legislative session, securing historic victories in New Hampshire and Alaska, and defeating dozens of discriminatory bills in state legislatures across the country

Supreme Court Reverses Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision on Case-Specific Grounds

June 4, 2018, 12:22 pm The Supreme Court’s majority opinion concludes that, had the Commission’s decision not been grounded in hostility toward religion, Colorado would have been justified in prohibiting the bakery from denying service to a same-sex couple.

This Pride Month, FFAA Celebrates the Victories and Continues the Fight

June 1, 2018, 12:44 pm Freedom for All Americans CEO Masen Davis issued the following statement today, as LGBTQ communities nationwide kick off Pride Month.

Zarda Defendants Challenge Ruling for Equality & Ask for SCOTUS Review

May 30, 2018, 7:14 pm Altitude Express – the company which the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals found violated Title VII protections when it fired a skydiving instructor after he came out as gay – is appealing their case to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a new cert petition.

Minutes After Oral Argument, 3rd Circuit Rules in Favor of Transgender Students

May 24, 2018, 6:19 pm  Today, minutes after hearing the oral argument in Doe v. Boyertown, a three-judge panel of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use facilities that match who they are.

MI Commission: LGBTQ People Protected Under Sex Discrimination Law

May 21, 2018, 5:19 pm Today the Michigan Civil Rights Commission approved a measure to adopt an interpretation of sex discrimination as inclusive of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kansas Governor Signs Anti-LGBTQ Child Welfare Bill into Law

May 18, 2018, 6:10 pm Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed into law the second anti-LGBTQ bill enacted this year.

Shameful: FRC’s Tony Perkins Appointed to International Religious Freedom Commission

May 15, 2018, 6:24 pm Tony Perkins, the president of the rabidly anti-LGBTQ Family Research Council, is taking up a new post on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

Oklahoma Governor Signs Dangerous Anti-LGBT Child Welfare Bill Into Law

May 11, 2018, 8:31 pm Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today signed SB 1140 into law, codifying discrimination against legally married same-sex couples and others looking to adopt, and imperiling the well-being of youth in the state’s child welfare system.

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Anti-LGBTQ Child Welfare Bill

May 4, 2018, 11:49 am Lawmakers in Kansas today approved a bill that would allow adoption agencies receiving taxpayer funding to discriminate against legally married same-sex couples and LGBTQ youth, among others.

Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Anti-LGBTQ Child Welfare Bill

May 3, 2018, 6:27 pm At the eleventh hour, lawmakers in Oklahoma approved a bill that would allow adoption agencies receiving taxpayer funding to discriminate against legally married same-sex couples and LGBTQ youth, among others.

Momentum Growing for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

May 3, 2018, 10:48 am Support for laws that protect LGBTQ Americans from discrimination is on the rise, and is corresponding with municipal and state-level victories that are extending critical legal protections to LGBTQ people.
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