Content Filed Under: Victory

This page indicates victory in the passage or momentum of non-discrimination legislation and litigation.


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Historic Win in Massachusetts Caps a Year of Transgender Nondiscrimination Victories

By Shane Stahl • November 9, 2018, 2:48 pm The historic victory of the Yes on 3 campaign in Massachusetts on Tuesday caps a year of major victories upholding transgender nondiscrimination protections nationwide.
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Seventh Circuit Becomes First Federal Appellate Court to Rule That Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Violates Fair Housing Act

By Shane Stahl • August 27, 2018, 6:38 pm The ruling applies Title VII sex discrimination protections to the Fair Housing Act.
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VT’s Christine Hallquist Becomes First Openly Transgender Person to Win Major Party Gov. Nomination

By Shane Stahl • August 15, 2018, 9:08 am Hallquist will join three other openly LGBTQ candidates on statewide gubernatorial ballots this November.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: Victories Across the Board For Transgender People Nationwide

By Shane Stahl • July 28, 2018, 12:33 pm Major wins for transgender students and a win for two transgender women in Wisconsin highlight the week's news.
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Ninth Circuit Denies Trump Administration Transgender Military Ban

By Shane Stahl • July 18, 2018, 7:37 pm The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has denied another attempt by the Trump Administration to implement a ban on transgender people serving openly in the military, in the case of Karnoski v. TrumP.
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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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Judge Strikes Down Iowa Medicaid Ban on Transition-Related Health Care

By Shane Stahl • July 14, 2018, 1:15 pm The ruling is the first in the state to guarantee transgender people Medicaid coverage for necessary healthcare.
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Anti-LGBTQ Group Seeks Arizona Supreme Court Review in Nondiscrimination Case

By Shane Stahl • July 11, 2018, 12:37 pm Arizona business sought to preempt the city of Phoenix's existing nondiscrimination law.
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Hawaii Supreme Court Allows Ruling Affirming LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Law to Stand

By Shane Stahl • July 11, 2018, 12:27 pm The Court denied review of the case, now over 11 years in the judiciary.
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In Powerful Order for Boyertown District, 3rd Circuit Underlines Schools’ Responsibility to Protect Transgender Students

By Shane Stahl • June 21, 2018, 10:19 am The 3rd Circuit ruling in favor of Boyertown's transgender-inclusive policy came less than an hour after arguments ended.
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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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Freedom For All Americans Celebrates 3 Year Anniversary!

By Masen Davis • June 8, 2018, 12:40 pm A celebration of the three year anniversary of Freedom For All Americans, what we've accomplished, and what were working towards.
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Freedom New Hampshire Campaign Leader Linds Jakows Celebrates Long-Awaited Victory

By Shane Stahl • May 9, 2018, 11:52 am Linds Jakows, campaign manager for Freedom New Hampshire, talks through the process of winning comprehensive statewide nondiscrimination protections in the Granite State, and how they arrived at a historic victory.
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BREAKING: In Historic Victory, New Hampshire’s GOP-Led Senate Passes Transgender-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Protections!

By Shane Stahl • May 2, 2018, 6:25 pm In a legislative victory two years in the making, the New Hampshire Senate, by a bipartisan vote of 14-10, voted in favor of a bill, HB 1319, that adds transgender-inclusive nondiscrimination protections to the state’s existing civil rights law.
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Huge Win! Anchorage Makes History as First City to Specifically Affirm Transgender Protections by Popular Vote

By Adam Polaski • April 6, 2018, 9:25 pm The municipal election in Anchorage, Alaska drew to a close on Tuesday, April 3, and election officials have now affirmed that the people of Anchorage have voted to defeat Proposition 1, a ballot measure that would have removed nondiscrimination protections for transgender people from the's city ordinances.