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Springfield, Mo., voters repeal LGBT anti-discrimination law

Voters in Springfield, Mo., voted by a slim margin to repeal protections against discrimination for the city’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens. lRelated Religious conservatives are the targets of discrimination, lawyer says NationReligious conservatives are the targets of discrimination, lawyer saysSee all related The measure passed in Missouri’s third-largest city with 51.4% of the… Read more »

LGBT rights activists protest downtown amid Final Four events

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — With the national spotlight on Lucas Oil Stadium, LGBT rights activists marched by the arena protesting Indiana’s discrimination laws. Members of the group said they’re fighting for a statewide law protecting LBGT citizens from discrimination. Some of them said the RFRA clarification bill was a step in the right direction, but not… Read more »

Tigres del Norte support LGBT community with historic song

NEW YORK (AP) — With their first “corrido” song about gay love, Los Tigres del Norte are surprising their audiences — and lead singer Jorge Hernandez says that he feels very proud. “Los Tigres are known for telling stories, for narrating the realities in society. It is evident that we have in front of us… Read more »

LGBT Community Hold ‘Call to Action’ at Capitol

text size Updated: Monday, April 13 2015, 07:46 PM CDT Molly White’s Office responds to a report that said it would be a waste of time for an LGBT activist to talk with her about gay rights as LGBT supporters rallied at the capitol. A story by the Temple Daily Telegram said White’s Chief of… Read more »

Marco Rubio Is No ‘Change’ for LGBT Americans

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida today became the third Republican to announce his presidential campaign, sending an email to supporters — a “soft launch” that he’ll follow up with a speech Monday evening in Florida where he “is expected to present himself as the embodiment of generational change who can unite the Republican Party’s factions,”… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Will Be a Sharp Contrast to GOP on LGBT Equality

With Hillary Clinton’s entrance into the race for president, the Republican field now has a Democrat to contrast with on LGBT equality. Clinton officially announced her bid today with a video released online shortly after 3 p.m. Eastern. It features a diverse group of people making changes in their lives, including a male couple about… Read more »

LGBT, religious rights can coexist

? ? Reddit ? -Comments More commentary on the religious freedom debate Last week, Christians celebrated Easter, Jews celebrated Passover, and gays and lesbians celebrated the fact that Indiana’s legislature amended its Religious Freedom Restoration Act to ensure that the law could not be used to discriminate against them. Different strokes for different folks? Not… Read more »

White House opens all-gender restroom

The White House has opened its first gender-neutral restroom in what is seen as a symbolic step by President Barack Obama to protect the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the workplace. White House spokesman Jeff Tiller said the “all-gender restroom” is in the Eisenhower executive office building where many… Read more »