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White House Looks for Ways to Undermine Comey's Credibility

By Julie Pace and Julie Bykowicz | Jun 7
With fired FBI Director James Comey's highly anticipated congressional testimony just a day away, the White House and its allies are scrambling for ways to offset potential damage.

Virginia Senate Passes Pair of Nondiscrimination Bills

By John Riley | Feb 6
The Virginia Senate on Friday passed a pair of nondiscrimination bills with bipartisan support, sending them to the House of Delegates for consideration.

North Carolina Local Nondiscrimination Ordinances Stay Intact

By John Riley | Oct 3
A bill that was amended to potentially strip away the ability of local municipalities from enacting their own ordinances was defeated Tuesday after a bloc of Republicans in the North Carolina House of Representatives defected.

HRC Demands End to LGBT Discrimination at Hospitals

By EDGE | Nov 12
The HRC's new reports reveals that LGBT Americans are still facing discrimination in health care. They demand that facilities adopt inclusive non-discrimination policies.

IOC Adds Non-Discrimination Clause to Olympics Charter

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
After the widespread criticism the International Olympic Committee faced over Russia's anti-gay laws during the recent Games, the IOC has added a non-discrimination clause to their charter, preventing future contracts with any cities that discriminate.

Boca Raton Expands Health Insurance Benefits, Updates Discrimination Policy

By Dylan Bouscher | Sep 11
More than seven years after human rights advocate Rand Hoch first asked the Boca Raton City Council to protect its LGBT employees, he can finally claim victory.

FRC Praises Anti-Gay Activists After Yesterday’s Defeat in San Antonio

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 6
The president of the Family Research Council praised the actions of activists who opposed a non-discrimination ordinance in San Antonio, Texas.

Michigan Town Approves Non Discrimination Ordinance

Aug 29
Another southwestern Michigan community has approved an LGBT-inclusive ordinance that would ban discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.

Cab Driver Loses License for Putting Lesbians in Jeopardy

By Michael Cox | Aug 22
A cab driver in Portland, Ore., has lost his license, and the company he worked for was fined $1,000, after he left a lesbian couple on the side of the Interstate late one night in July.

Mich. Town Considers LGBT-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Jul 9
A southwestern Michigan community is considering an ordinance that would ban discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.

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