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Log Cabin Republicans to Support Workplace Discrimination Executive Order

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Dec 8, 2014
Check the skies for flying pigs, the Log Cabin Republicans are coming out against their own to support an executive order issued by President Obama.

Michigan May Soon Get 'License to Discriminate'

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 8, 2014
The state of Michigan may soon write discrimination into law with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, legislation that would allow those with deeply held religious beliefs to discriminate against those who don't share those beliefs.

Apple CEO Lends Name to Alabama's Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Dec 5, 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook -- the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to come out as gay, in October -- has lent his support and his name to an anti-gay workplace discrimination bill in his home state of Alabama.

'Stop What You're Doing,' Says London Restaurant to Couple

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Dec 4, 2014
A lesbian couple is outraged this week over shoddy and homophobic treatment at a London restaurant.

S. African Security Guard Says He Was Fired Because He's Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 5, 2014
A security guard at a prominent private school in Johannesburg, South Africa, says he was fired after his boss found out he's gay.

A Closer Look at Discrimination Within Assisted Living Facilities

By Christiana Lilly | Sunday Aug 24, 2014
Because LGBT seniors are more likely to be single, and without someone to care for them in old age, more are looking to find an assisted living facility to live in. However, many such facilities are not welcoming.

Same-Sex Couple Settle Wedding Venue Dispute

Friday Aug 22, 2014
The owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away.

Upstate NY Farm Fined for Refusing Same-Sex Wedding

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
The owners of a farm in Schaghticoke, located in upstate New York, were fined $13,000 by the state on August 8, after refusing to hold a same-sex wedding on their grounds two years ago, which violated New York's Human Rights Law.

Popular Pa. Bakery Denies Same-Sex Couple Cake

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Aug 14, 2014
A popular bakery located in Schuylkill, Pa., is coming under fire this week after owners refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple.

Fla. Pastor Who Denied Gay Man Funeral Sticks to His Guns

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
A pastor in Tampa, Fla., who came under fire last week after canceling a funeral planned for his church because the services were for a gay man, says he does not regret his decision.

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