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  • Springfield, Mo., voters repeal LGBT anti-discrimination law

    Springfield, Mo., voters repeal LGBT anti-discrimination law
    Voters in Springfield, Mo., voted by a slim margin to repeal protections against discrimination for the city’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens. The measure passed in Missouri’s third-largest city with 51.4% of the vote...
  • Florida set to repeal 38-year-old ban on gay adoption

    Florida's nearly 40-year-old ban on gay adoption — which hasn't been enforced for the past five years — is about to be tossed out by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature. But it's not going without a fierce debate, including...
  • Students charged in graffiti case no longer at Ohio school

    Two Miami University freshmen students charged in connection with offensive graffiti in a residential hall are no longer enrolled at the school, according to the university. University spokeswoman Claire Wagner said Wednesday evening that William...
  • House moves to allow religious adoption agencies to refuse gay couples

    House moves to allow religious adoption agencies to refuse gay couples
    TALLAHASSEE – Under pressure from social conservative groups, the Florida House acted Wednesday to allow faith-based adoption agencies to deny adoptions to gay couples. The House debated HB 7111 ahead of a vote Thursday, with Republicans rejecting...
  • Missouri city repeals protection for gays against bias

    Missouri city repeals protection for gays against bias
    Voters in Missouri's third largest city of Springfield voted Tuesday to repeal an ordinance that provided protection against discrimination in housing and hiring based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Unofficial final results showed that...
  • Student charged in racist graffiti case withdraws from Ohio school

    One of two Miami University freshmen students charged in connection with offensive graffiti in a residential hall said he withdrew from school Wednesday, and the second said he plans to. William Armour said in an "open letter to Miami University" also...
  • Cakes bake tension between gay rights, religious objections

    A pair of Colorado cases — locally dubbed the "Cake Wars" — have added a new twist to the fight over LGBT discrimination and religious objections playing out across the U.S. In one dispute, a gay couple who wanted a wedding cake filed a...
  • Paul Sassone: Case far from closed on religion vs. discrimination

    Paul Sassone: Case far from closed on religion vs. discrimination
    Want to bet? The national furor over the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Acts in Arkansas and Indiana has been resolved, we are told, by changes both states' made to their proposed legislation. These changes are aimed at making it impossible...
  • Keep public funds out of private schools

    Keep public funds out of private schools
    In 2007, the family of a teenage boy called the ACLU of Maryland because the boy had been expelled from a religious school for being gay. In 2008, the mother of an adopted daughter sought our help because other students at a religious school were taunting...
  • After Ellen Pao trial, diversity more than a buzzword in Silicon Valley

    SAN JOSE, Calif. For the male-dominated tech industry, this is a time of reckoning. Although former venture capitalist Ellen Pao lost her discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, her case is reverberating throughout Silicon Valley,...
  • No cover for discrimination

    The Republican Party, according to Jennifer Steinhauer of The New York Times, is "in the middle of an argument with itself. Efforts to discriminate against gay couples have laid bare and intensified longtime divisions in the party between social...