anti-discrimination

americas

This woman wants to be the first female, openly gay sheriff in South Carolina

Crystal Moore was previously fired as chief of police in a small town, but she got her job back and became a leader in the fight against LGBT employment discrimination.
Tess Owen
8.21.16
politics

South Dakota Governor Vetoes Transgender Bathroom Restriction Bill

Ahead of his decision, Gov. Dennis Daugaard heard the concerns of transgender students about a bill banning them from using restrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities.
Colleen Curry
3.2.16
politics

After Marriage Equality, Here's What's Next for the LGBT Rights Movement

The strategy that helped win support for same-sex marriage is being redirected to enact anti-discrimination laws protecting LGBT people state by state across the country.
Colleen Curry
7.16.15
americas

Bakery Ordered to Pay $135,000 for Refusing to Make Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Cake

The owners of bakery in Portland, Oregon, have been ordered to pay damages for denying the couple a cake over religious objections to gay marriage.
VICE News
7.5.15
americas

Indiana's New Religious Freedom Law May Have Unintended Consequences — Including Legal Weed Smoking

Members of the church of cannabis may be able to smoke weed legally under Indiana's new religious freedom law, one of a slew of unintended consequences of the law's passage.
Colleen Curry
3.30.15
politics

Mormon Church's Newfound Support of Gay Rights Tied to Religious Exemption Law

Rights advocates argue that the church’s gay rights announcement is really about ensuring that individuals and entities can still discriminate against people based on their religious beliefs.
Colleen Curry
1.29.15