Delaware Poised to Adopt a Transgender Rights Law

By: Wednesday June 19, 2013 8:25 am

Delaware is on the verge of protecting transgender residents under its anti-discrimination and hate crimes laws. From Washington Blade:

 

Puerto Rico Senate Passes Anti-Discrimination Bill

By: Friday May 17, 2013 1:35 pm

The Senate of Puerto Rico passed an LGBT anti-discrimination bill on Thursday on a vote of 15-11.

The bill (PS-238) would amend Puerto Rico’s existing anti-discrimination laws, adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the classes already protected against discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and government services.

Washington Voters Decisively Rejected The “License To Discriminate” Against Gays In 2006

By: Saturday April 27, 2013 5:34 pm

A bill (SB 5927) filed late last week by Washington state Sen. Sharon Brown (R-Kennewick) and nearly half of the state legislature’s Republican caucus seeks to roll back part of the state’s anti-discrimination law to allow businesses to deny services to customers “if providing those goods or services would be contrary to the individual’s or entity owner’s sincerely held religious beliefs, philosophical beliefs, or matters of conscience”.

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