Topics :: anti-gay legislative action
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By Victor Yates | Saturday Jan 12, 2013
San Francisco’s legislation to prohibit doctors from using techniques to ’cure’ a patient’s gayness went into effect on Jan. 1, but lawsuits brought against the state revealed it doesn’t apply to faith-based or unlicensed providers.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 20, 2012
Although conservative Rep. Todd Akin is leaving Congress, the Republican pushing for an anti-gay provision that would undermine the repeal of ’Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ before he’s gone.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 27, 2012
Uganda parliament says that the East African country’s controversial "kill the gays" bill could be passed before Christmas as government officials are set to debate the measure any day.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jan 20, 2012
The Human Rights Campaign has several right wing conservatives upset, claiming that the video and other educational programs are harming their children.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 27, 2011
Lawmakers in Uganda are preparing to revisit a controversial bill, first proposed two years ago, which would prescribe the death penalty for gays in certain cases and impose steep penalties on others who do not report gays to the authorities.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Oct 25, 2011
Lawmakers in New Hampshire have mounted an attack on marriage--but only in cases where it’s between two people of the same gender.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Oct 21, 2011
Gay Serbs publicly denounced what they felt to be the government’s blind eye to their concerns, including an incident of anti-gay violence in which a lesbian was attacked by a knife-wielding youth who police promptly let go.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Sep 30, 2011
In another demonstration of the anti-gay myths and stereotypes that define the thinking of the people who govern the nation, a NC politician who sponsored the upcoming ballot initiative against gay families appeared on Michelangelo Signorile’s radio show
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 15, 2011
A subcommittee in the New Hampshire state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would yank marriage rights from gay and lesbian citizens and substitute marriage with the lesser legal option of civil unions.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011
GetEQUAL responded to yesterday’s vote by the North Carolina State Senate to send a homophobic state constitutional amendment to the voters in May 2012, by issuing lawmakers and leaders a blunt warning: "We will no longer accept state-sponsored hatred."
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