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North Carolina Gov. McCrory in hot seat as Apple, Google, NBA, many others denounce Anti-LGBT Law

— The New Civil Rights Movement, LLC | David Badash Whether North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory‘s decision to make an example of the City of Charlotte and its nondiscrimination ordinance was the result of his own personal beliefs, or a political calculation designed to win him re-election in November, the citizens of the Tar […]

Gay rights group lobbies Guyana government to outlaw workplace discrimination

— Demerara Waves | Denis Chabrol The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) wants government to amend the 1997 Prevention of Discrimination Act to prohibit discrimination at the workplace and elsewhere “The organisation insists that the simple amendment would not take more than the inclusion of six words in the 1997 piece of legislation, “Gender […]

CBE encourages support and passage of the Equality Act of 2015

Covering eight major areas of federal discrimination law the Equality Act of 2015 will provide protect LGBT people in public accommodations, public education, employment, housing, federal funding, jury service, legal protections, and credit. These protections will be made possible by amending the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation and gender identity among […]