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‘These are human beings’: Jackson City Council passes resolution against HB 1523

— from Jackson Free Press by Tim Summers Jr. Late tonight, the Jackson City Council unanimously passed a resolution proclaiming their opposition to the controversial Mississippi House Bill 1523 just less than 10 hours after Gov. Phil Bryant signed it into law today. The resolution mirrors Biloxi’s resolution but with added amendments. “We know we […]

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 […]