Over the last year, this crucial federal non-discrimination legislation has gained bipartisan support and unprecedented endorsements from the business community.
The Human Rights Campaign – America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organisation – lauded today’s certification of the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organisation, vowed to continue fighting for critical protections following news that the city of Texarkana, Ark. voted to repeal its non-discrimination ordinance, taking the city backwards and rolling back the rights of its LGBTQ citizens.
The extreme ‘First Amendment Defense Act’-style ballot measure proposal goes far beyond ‘religious freedom’ and enshrines discrimination into the Missouri Constitution.
North Carolinian voters also strongly disapprove of how Gov. Pat McCrory has handled the issue.
Today the Fairness for All Marylanders Act, a bill that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity in employment, housing, public accommodations and credit, passed the full House of Delegates after a last ditch fight by some anti-equality Republicans. Governor O'Malley has vowed to sign the bill into law.
With LGBT community disproportionately impacted by domestic violence, new guidance is an important step in the right direction to address bias by law enforcement.
Today the House Armed Services Committee marked up the National Defense Authorization Act and included amendments that attempt to slow down repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and insert distracting issues into the debate.
A gay activist has been discharged from the New York Army National Guard for breaking the U.S. military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on homosexuality.
Today, on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 – a landmark piece of legislation that prohibits racial discrimination in voting – the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organisation, called on Congress to restore the full protections of this crucial legislation.