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Tennessee Gay Couple Rejected by Wedding Venue Due to Owner’s Religious Beliefs

The Tennessee couple scheduled a tour — and then things got weird.

Jonathan Bennett and Jaymes Vaughan Denied Dream Wedding Venue Because They’re Gay

Jonathan Bennett and Jaymes Vaughan were turned away from their dream wedding venue because of their sexuality. 

Queer Couple’s Dream Wedding Ruined as ‘Malicious’ Videographer Storms Out ‘Because of His Faith’

A same-sex couple have spoken out against a videographer who walked out of their wedding because of his “faith”, destroying their day. Clarissa and Teegan Templeton had planned their dream wedding at a farm in North Carolina, which took place on 3 April. Having saved up for months, they decided…

It Turns Out Alaska Has Purposely Discriminated Against Gay, Married Couples For Years

The United States’ northernmost state has come under fire after leaked documents show Alaskan state officials purposely denied same-sex married couples legal benefits for years, even after same-sex marriage became legal nationwide. A new report by the Associated Press reveals that the aforementioned leaked documents reveal a pattern of discrimination against same-sex couples in…

Almost a Quarter of All Workers Say They Know LGBTQ Employees Are Treated Unfairly

Almost half say they’ve heard anti-LGBTQ comments in the workplace. A new study shows that almost a quarter of workers know that LGBTQ employees are treated unfairly on the job. And almost half have heard anti-LGBTQ comments at their place of employment. The Williams Institute and Thompson Reuters have published…

Men Who “Sound Gay” Face More Discrimination From Straight People

There’s a reason why men with “gay voices” are stressed out about it. Gay men who believe that they sound gay are more likely to be worried about discrimination, a study found, and gay men were more likely to be worried about this than lesbian women. “Sounding gay reflects common…

Poland’s ‘LGBT-Free Zones’: Open Letter Calling For End to Hate in Country Signed By 50 Diplomats

Diplomats from 50 countries have called for an end to LGBTQ discrimination in Poland. The move follows a surge in anti-LGBTQ sentiment in the European Union member state, where some towns have this year been declared ‘LGBT-free zones.’ Taking the form of an open letter signed by ambassadors for the UK, the…

Here’s Why Ageism Takes An Especially Heavy Toll on LGBTQ Seniors

After a lifetime of discrimination, LGBTQ elders can find their age leads to another kind of bias. Society’s obsession with youth is hardly a secret. (Just ask any actress over the age of 40.) But recently released results of a national survey found that the pain that seniors experience from…

The Supreme Court Ruling Isn’t The End. It’s The Beginning.

It won’t take six conservative justices to undo Gorsuch’s majority opinion, only five – and we all know the likelihood that whoever wins the presidential election will be able to appoint at least two new justices before 2025. About nine months ago I stated that Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, and…

Franklin Graham Defends Antigay Volunteer Policy by Comparing Gays to Drug Addicts

Franklin Graham is doubling down on a policy requiring volunteers at a tent hospital in New York City to sign a pledge comparing LGBTQ people to alcoholics, drug addicts and cruising adults. The moment Samaritan’s Purse set up the tent hospital in New York’s Central Park to care for people with COVID-19 it came under…

Florida Republicans Submit 4 Anti-Gay Bills on Last Day to File

The bills would repeal LGBTQ antidiscrimination ordinances, criminalize trans health care for minors and allow conversion therapy in places that had banned it. Seven Republican lawmakers in Florida filed anti-LGBTQ bills late Monday, just hours before the deadline to file new bills for the coming legislative session. If passed, the…

Trump Administration: It’s Legal to Fire Employees for Being Gay

The Trump administration has filed a legal brief arguing that it is legal for employers to discriminate based on sexual orientation. The Department of Justice filed an Supreme Court amicus brief on Friday (August 23), urging the justices to reject suggestions that federal discrimination laws protect gay people. The court is set…

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