Displaying items by tag: nondiscrimination law
Last month, in Florida, Jacksonville City Council wanted to protect the LGBTQ community from discrimination but went a little too fast.
There are days when we are entitled to wonder if they understand what this means to us?
257,400 LGBTQ adults live in the state of Virginia and until now, they have had no protection from discrimination as the law only protects on the basis of race, religion, and sex.
After 37 years of work, LGBTQ groups may be on the verge of accomplishing what they have not been able to do before.
Pennsylvania may be on the verge of banning discrimination against LGBTQ people.
The Democratic Party regained the majority of both houses in Virginia in the 2019 election. A few days ago, five pro-LGBTQ bills were introduced to the legislators.
In 2011, the city of Holland, Michigan has already tried to include the LGBTQ community in the anti-discrimination ordinance, but it didn’t work. The bill was rejected by a 5-4 vote.
This time there is a new mayor in town, Nathan Bocks, who is in favor of the amendment.
In Kansas, Olathe City Council was to consider a non-discrimination ordinance for LGBTQ people.
This was an opportunity to promote equality and diversity while providing protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In this way, all Olathe residents would feel that they were living on an equal footing. That was the plan.