Results tagged “nondiscrimination law” from The Bilerico Project

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Utah House Passes Contradictory LGBT Bills

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2015 | 11:00 AM | comments

Yesterday the GOP-controlled Utah House passed a major, Mormon-endorsed LGBT civil rights bill and a "license to discriminate" measure that would allow people and businesses to refuse service to customers on religious grounds.Read More

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Canada's Trans* Rights Bill Now Endorses Bathroom Bans

Filed by Mercedes Allen | February 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

A bill in Canada's parliament that is supposed to protect trans* people from discrimination was amended this week... in order to allow anti-trans discrimination in bathrooms and other gendered public spaces.Read More

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Gay Ohio Baker Refuses to Serve Christian Couple

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 14, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

A southwest Ohio bakery's refusal to sell a wedding cake to a Christian couple has caused an uproar among conservatives in a Dayton suburb.Read More

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Appleton, WI Passes Fully Inclusive Anti-Discrimination Law

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

This week, the city of Appleton, Wisconsin passed a fully gender-inclusive anti-discrimination law for employment and public accommodations. The city already has an inclusive fair housing law.Read More

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Brian Sims Gets Angry About Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | June 17, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Openly gay Pennsylvania State Representative Brian Sims dialed up the righteous anger yesterday at a press conference about a non-discrimination bill that's stalled in the state House.Read More

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Trans Man Sues NYC After Being Kicked Out of Locker Room

Filed by John M. Becker | June 03, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A trans man is suing the New York City Parks and Recreation Department after he was allegedly refused access to a men's locker room last summer at a Staten Island swimming pool.Read More

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IL B&B Owner Demands Special Right to Discriminate

Filed by John M. Becker | January 20, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Illinois B&B owner Jim Walder is the latest anti-gay Christian business owner to demand a special right to disobey the law and discriminate against same-sex couples.Read More


New Mexico Supremes: No Religious Right to Discriminate

Filed by John M. Becker | August 23, 2013 | 10:30 AM | comments

The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled unanimously yesterday that religion does not grant private business owners a special exemption from non-discrimination law in the public marketplace.Read More