Nondiscrimination Laws

Judge rules Houston nondiscrimination ordinance will stand

The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) has been stalled for nearly a year while opponents have sought to overturn the act. However, a judge has ruled the petition opposing HERO invalid, allowing protections for LGBT Houstonians to take effect.

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Discriminatory bills across the country would punish transgender people using public bathrooms

A flurry of bills have been introduced which seek to limit a transgender person's ability to use the public bathroom in alignment with their gender identity. The discriminatory bills are founded on debunked information and criminalize people for their gender identity.

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Transgender Community Targeted By Phoenix Nondiscrimination Opponents

The Phoenix City Council is considering changes to a local ordinance that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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November 4, 2009

GLAAD Statement on 2009 Election Results in Maine, Washington and Kalamazoo, Michigan

GLAAD just released this statement by President Jar
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