Gay Voter Suppression in Alabama? Redditor Nearly Not Allowed to Vote With His Boyfriend

A gay Alabama man took to social media to share his experience at the polls. The man, who wrote his story on Reddit but declined to provide his name or any other identifying information, said the clerk at his voting location attempted to turn him away after noticing him place his arm around his boyfriend, … Continued

WATCH: Justin Trudeau Apologizes For Canadian ‘Gay Purge’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered an apology to the LGBT community on Tuesday, on behalf of the Canadian government, for decades of “state-sponsored, systematic oppression and rejection.” Speaking in the House of Commons, he expressed shame, sorrow, and regret to to the military and civil servants, as well as those criminalized, who endured discrimination … Continued

Activists Hail Landmark Federal Court Ruling on LGBT Rights

In a landmark 8-3 decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled that Title VII of 1964’s Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBT employees. The decision, which sends the case back to Indiana’s federal district court, involved Indiana teacher Kimberly Hively, who claimed her employer denied her promotions and let her go … Continued

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