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As Economic Harm of HB2 Grows, NC GOP Politicians Backpedal

NATIONAL | By Maria Dominguez | Sep 26
As unfortunate economic consequences continue to climb, with the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) both canceling events in the state, former supporters of the bill seem to be shifting position.

Bar Owner Apologizes After Polynesian Men Turned Away

CORPORATE | Feb 22
A Salt Lake City bar owner has apologized after one of his employees refused to serve two Polynesian men because of their ethnicity.

Muslim Man Sues Oklahoma Gun Range for Refusing Him Service

CORPORATE | By Sean Murphy | Feb 19
A U.S. Army reservist from Tulsa asked to leave a gun range in eastern Oklahoma after identifying himself as a Muslim sued the owners Wednesday, the latest in a series of cases across the nation alleging anti-Islamic discrimination.

Court: N.Y. Farm Owners Discriminated Against Lesbian Couple

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jan 24
A New York court last week ruled that the owners of a farm used as a wedding venue violated the state's nondiscrimination law when they turned away a lesbian couple seeking to hold their wedding ceremony there.

LGBT Women Are Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 17
According to a new report, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, women are among the most at risk of poverty in America.

GMHC Calls for End to FDA's Ban on Blood Donations By MSM

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 13
As advocates fight for a change to the current lifetime ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men, many are disappointed that once again, the FDA has chosen not to replace its outdated and unscientific ban.

S. African Security Guard Says He Was Fired Because He's Gay

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
A security guard at a prominent private school in Johannesburg, South Africa, says he was fired after his boss found out he's gay.

Same-Sex Couple Settle Wedding Venue Dispute

NATIONAL | Aug 22
The owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away.

Upstate NY Farm Fined for Refusing Same-Sex Wedding

LEGAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 19
The owners of a farm in Schaghticoke, located in upstate New York, were fined $13,000 by the state on August 8, after refusing to hold a same-sex wedding on their grounds two years ago, which violated New York's Human Rights Law.

Popular Pa. Bakery Denies Same-Sex Couple Cake

LEGAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 14
A popular bakery located in Schuylkill, Pa., is coming under fire this week after owners refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple.

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