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  • Obama signs order barring LGBT bias for federal contractors

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars companies that do work for the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • Massachusetts mayor in flap with conservatives on gay rights

    BOSTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects July 17 story to make clear that article ran on but was not authored by Glenn Beck; changes "discrimination" to "orientation" in 2nd paragraph) The mayor of a Massachusetts city has fired back at...

    Obama will sign order to protect LGBT workers

    President Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender workers, officials said Friday. The policy...

    Vikings suspend assistant for gay remarks

    Vikings suspend assistant for gay remarks
    The Minnesota Vikings suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for three games and plan to give $100,000 to gay and lesbian rights organizations after former punter Chris Kluwe alleged that Priefer made inappropriate comments while he was with the...

    Obama to sign executive orders barring anti-gay discrimination

      President Obama on Monday plans to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, senior administration officials said Friday. The new order, which Obama said last month he...