Stories tagged: lgbt rights
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019
50 years after the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York, the LGBT rights movement in the U.S. has made huge advances but still has unfinished business.
Sun., June 24, 2018
More than a year after North Carolina undid its “bathroom bill,” a legal battle is simmering over a law that replaced it.
Sat., June 9, 2018
Pride celebrations come as LGBT activists say a conservative turn in Poland is forcing them to fight harder for their rights, even though their hope of seeing same-sex marriage legalized …
Sat., May 26, 2018
A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court’s highly anticipated decision in the case …
Wed., May 24, 2017
The NBA will hold its 2019 All-Star game in Charlotte. The game will be played at Spectrum Center, home of the Michael Jordan’s Hornets. The All-Star game had been set …
Thu., April 6, 2017
The compromise by politicians on North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” is helping return collegiate sporting events to the state, but several big-city mayors still don’t want employees traveling there after the …
Tue., April 4, 2017
The NCAA says it will consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. The governing …
Tue., March 14, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. – Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the backlash against House Bill 2 is making some employers reluctant to hire him but he’s currently doing consulting and …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
Seattle has received over 70 reports of businesses not complying with its new all-gender restroom ordinance since the city began enforcing it in March.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
A federal lawsuit brought by a New Jersey lesbian couple who want to have a baby may mean insurance coverage for women who currently don’t meet the state’s definition of …
Wed., May 4, 2016
The movement to exempt people from tasks that run afoul of their religious beliefs is growing to the point of absurdity. We don’t see it in Washington, because of strong …