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Amazon is saying ‘no gays, no way’ to states without LGBTQ protections, report says

By Craig Jarvis for Raleigh News & Observer The Washington Post reported Friday that Amazon has decided to limit its criteria for choosing a second headquarters to states that have laws in place to protect gay and transgender people. The Post attributed the decision to two unnamed sources. The Post also reported that Amazon representatives […]

Mississippi Supreme Court rules that Lesbian spouses are both legal parents to their marital children

By Lambda Legal Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that married same-sex couples should have the same parenting rights as different sex couples in a Lambda Legal case on behalf of Chris Strickland, a non-biological lesbian mother who was denied legal parentage for children she and her now ex-wife planned for and raised together. The […]

Gay Kenyans sense they may be on the brink of a historic legal triumph

By Max Bearak and Rael Ombuor for The Washington Post NAIROBI — Faced with police shakedowns and abuse, rejection from religious conservatives and rampant discrimination, Kenyan LGBT rights activists are challenging provisions of this former British colony’s Victorian-era penal code that implicitly outlaw gay sex. In a move that could spawn copycat tactics across Africa […]