Kansas Governor Eliminates Protections for LGBT Employees

“In a move that shocked progressive advocates in Kansas, the state’s Republican governor on Tuesday issued an executive order to remove discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender state employees. State employees in Kansas can now legally be fired, harassed or denied a job for being gay or transgender, critics Continue Reading

UN Rights Council Passes Landmark Resolution on Anti-Gay Bias

“(Geneva) – The UN Human Rights Council resolution passed on September 26, 2014, to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a critically important achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 25 human rights and other groups said today. The Continue Reading

Texas Woman Denied New Driver’s License Over Name Change via Same-Sex Marriage

Connie Wilson, who recently relocated from California to Texas with her wife , says the state’s Department of Public Safety refused to issue her a vehicle driver’s license simply because her last name was changed via a same-sex marriage. Upon marrying her partner of nine years in the state of Continue Reading