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Bobby Jindal Sued Over Anti-Gay Executive Order

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 5
The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, the Forum for Equality Foundation and six individual plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit challenging an executive order issued by the Louisiana governor that would allow people to discriminate against same-sex couples.

New Coalitions for Some? Or for All?

NATIONAL | By Caleb Rainey | Jun 14
When men like Griffin and the people who belong to this "new coalition" attain their marriage equality rights, will they still be in the fight? Or will we see them and their funding disappear as so many of us still struggle?

Duggar Begs For Cash to Jump Start Anti-Gay Law

Josh Duggar is calling on followers of the Southern Poverty Law Center designated anti-gay hate group Family Research Council to dig into their wallets to help enact a stalled piece of anti-gay legislation masked as a "religious freedom" law.

Pot, Meet Kettle: Virginia, Meet Indiana

POLITICS | By John Riley | Apr 11
Virginia had its own run-in with RFRA-style laws earlier in the year when Del. Bob Marshall introduced measures that would allow licensed businesses and state contractors to discriminate against LGBT people under the guise of religious freedom.

NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

NATIONAL | By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Alabama Bill Would Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

An Alabama lawmaker wants to make sure that faith-based adoption agencies can refuse to place children with same-sex couples.

Marshall's Parting Shots :: Virginia Lawmaker Tries to Sneak Two Anti-Gay Amendments into State Budget

POLITICS | By John Riley | Feb 21
If the last week proved anything to Virginia's LGBT community, it's that one always needs to keep an eye on the machinations of the commonwealth's General Assembly, particularly the House of Delegates.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Reintroduces Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 11
Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has teamed up with another member of the GOP to reintroduce an anti-gay marriage bill.

Human Rights Watch: Russia is Ignoring Anti-Gay Attacks

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
The Human Rights Watch says that Russian authorities are ignoring anti-gay rhetoric and violence with silence, or even participating in this hate speech.

Michigan May Soon Get 'License to Discriminate'

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
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.

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