Displaying items by tag: nondiscrimination law
After the bad news from Arkansas where a bunch of anti-LGBTQ laws has been passed, signed into law, or are about to be signed into law, let’s move on to North Carolina where four pro-LGBTQ bills have been introduced by legislators and the group Equality NC.
Back in Michigan where last time we saw the LGBTQ rights group, Fair and Equal Michigan, had successfully sent to the vote their initiative to bring protections to LGBTQ people against discrimination.
Well, we may not need that initiative in the end because openly bisexual Democratic Representative Laurie Pohutsky has reintroduced a bill to amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act in Michigan, which currently protects against discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status or marital status.
We had seen that the moratorium that prevented the passage of nondiscrimination legislation in North Carolina ended on December 1, 2021, and we had seen that Hillsborough, Carrboro, and Chapel Hill had decided to protect LGBTQ people by immediately passing ordinances to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
I have more good news today as two new and significant cities, Greensboro and Durham, which are among the largest cities in the state, and Orange County have passed similar ordinances.
In 2011 and 2014, which will forever remain historic moments, Japan has signed UN Human Rights Council resolutions calling for an end to violence against LGBTQ people and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
On December 1, 2020, the moratorium on nondiscrimination orders expired in North Carolina and people were wondering what the hell was going to happen, but today, I have three good news.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination.
Can’t wait to see what happens in North Carolina after the state’s ban on cities penalizing local businesses that discriminate against LGBTQ people expires.
The LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill has successfully passed its first stage in Italy.
We now know a little more about the plan in favor of LGBTQ rights that the European Commission wants to put in place.
Here is some news about the Fair and Equal Michigan campaign that we have been following since the beginning of the year and that tries to amend the state's Civil Rights Law to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.