ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate gave decisive approval Thursday to a contentious "religious freedom" bill — one of a wave of measures surfacing in at least a dozen states that critics say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people.
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(CNN) -- An Arkansas student says his high school is "history" after school officials pulled a profile of him from the school yearbook because he is openly gay.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The suburban Philadelphia Catholic school teacher fired over her same-sex marriage was shut out after attempting to bring a box of petitions asking for her reinstatement to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Two Chicago men sued a taxi company in the US this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss.
(EDGE) A U.S. commercial airline's alleged mistreatment of passengers has once again made the headlines.
SEATTLE — A gay Eagle Scout from Maryland, a Seattle Scoutmaster who was fired for his sexual orientation and their supporters presented a petition Wednesday at Amazon.com’s headquarters urging the company to suspend donations to the Boy Scouts of America.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that potential jurors may not be removed from a trial during jury selection solely because of sexual orientation.
LATTA, S.C. (AP) _ The Latta City Council has voted to reinstate former police chief Crystal Moore, who had claimed she was fired because she is gay.
A group of gay students at Tennessee State University (TSU) are claiming that the school's chapter of the elite African American sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) will not allow them to become members. According to Black Media Scoop, they are threatening a lawsuit.
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A gay man who sued when he was fired from his job at an Oregon adult bookstore has been awarded more than $76,000 in damages.
Idaho's Republican lawmakers have sent a tax conformity bill back to the drawing board because it would have removed an unenforceable rule banning joint returns from same-sex couples.
A gay radio DJ from Springfield, Mo., says she was let go from the station last week because she is an LGBT rights activist, NBC-affiliate station KYTV reports.
TOPEKA (AP) — Gay-rights advocates lashed out Wednesday at the Kansas House's leading Democrat, saying he showed only tepid opposition to a bill protecting people who, based on their religious beliefs, discriminate against gays and lesbians.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi, celebrating what they call the diversity of gender and sexuality.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lawmakers have rejected a measure that would have made it illegal to refuse to sell or lease property to same-sex couples in Louisiana solely because they are gay, the latest setback for groups trying to advance gay rights legislation in the state.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – An openly gay Yankton teenager is accusing the fast food restaurant where he worked of forcing him to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur.
A gay teen from Arizona is calling foul after the Boy Scouts of America officials won’t hire him this summer after he worked at the organization’s summer camp last year, NBC News reports.
Twins Liam and August Easton-Calabria of Seattle have both been active Boy Scout members since they were eleven-years-old, but because one brother is gay, he will be forced to leave the Boy Scouts when he turns 21 while his brother will remain.