Content Filed Under: Local Ordinances & Resolutions

News and information about ordinances passed at the local level that enact non-discrimination protections in housing, employment, or public accommodations.


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Flurry of Local Ordinances Builds Momentum for Nationwide Nondiscrimination Protections

By Shane Stahl • October 2, 2018, 5:19 pm The trend in passage of local nondiscrimination protections continues momentum for a federal bill.
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VICTORY: Cuyahoga County, Ohio’s Largest Municipality, Passes Nondiscrimination Ordinance

By Shane Stahl • September 26, 2018, 9:27 am Cuyahoga County is now Ohio’s largest municipality to offer such protections.
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St. Joseph Becomes 15th Missouri City to Enact Comprehensive LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

By Shane Stahl • September 12, 2018, 3:21 pm The community joins Kansas City, Ferguson, and Columbia among others to offer such protections to LGBTQ people.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: History Made in VT and Steps Forward in PA & MS

By Shane Stahl • August 18, 2018, 12:34 am Read the most important news in nondiscrimination for the week of August 12.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: New Protections in Kentucky, a Win for a Trans Student, and Another Blow to the Proposed Military Ban

By Shane Stahl • August 10, 2018, 4:03 pm The important stories for the first full week of August, 2018.
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Kentucky City of Maysville Becomes 10th in State to Pass Nondiscrimination Measure

By Shane Stahl • August 10, 2018, 2:43 pm Maysville City Council voted unanimously to pass the ordinance.
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Michigan Attorney General Contradicts State Civil Rights Commission and Walks Back LGBTQ Protections

By Shane Stahl • July 26, 2018, 3:13 pm The state's civil rights commission will soon meet to discuss AG Schuette's decision.
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Local Steps Forward: Big Moves for LGBTQ Protections in Cities, Counties, School Districts and More

By Shane Stahl • July 20, 2018, 10:03 am LGBTQ nondiscrimination news at the local level for the months of June and July.
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Jackson Hole, WY Passes LGBTQ-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Ordinance After 3 Years of Momentum

By Shane Stahl • July 18, 2018, 9:47 am The city becomes only the second in the state to offer LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections.
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In State After State, Americans Reject Anti-Transgender Discrimination on the Ballot

By Shane Stahl • July 3, 2018, 10:28 am A compilation of instances where voters have rejected anti-transgender discrimination.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: Anti-LGBTQ Moves in TX and OH, a Show of Support in MA and GA, and Positive Rulings in PA and OR

By Shane Stahl • June 22, 2018, 5:00 pm Victories in the courts, protections enacted in GA, but anti-LGBTQ moves in OH and TX.
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Augusta, GA Approves LGBTQ Employment Protections for Municipal Employees

By Shane Stahl • June 20, 2018, 1:17 pm Augusta-Richmond County has taken new steps to protect LGBTQ municipal employees from discrimination.
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As Anti-LGBTQ Opponents Look to Roll Back Michigan Momentum, City Council Adds LGBTQ Protections

By Adam Polaski • June 12, 2018, 1:42 pm Despite the attempt to backpedal by some opponents of equal treatment, other Michiganders are seeing the Civil Rights Commission's step forward as a green light to take matters of anti-LGBTQ discrimination seriously. On Monday the Novi City Council voted in favor of updating its local ordinance prohibiting discrimination. 
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: NH Governor Signs Protections Into Law, A Major Supreme Court Ruling, Litigation Updates, and New MA Polling

By Shane Stahl • June 8, 2018, 6:27 pm A compilation of weekly news regarding nondiscrimination for the first full week of June, 2018.
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Local Steps Forward: Policies Updated, Protections Passed, and Pending Progress

By Shane Stahl • June 8, 2018, 6:07 pm The latest in nondiscrimination news at the local level for April and May of 2018.