LGBTQIA Legislative News Roundup

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By Jeremy Selvidge 11th Circuit Rules Title VII Does Not Prohibit Anti-Gay Discrimination Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that employer discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is not prohibited by Title VII. In Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital, the court cited precedent in dismissing Jameka Evans’s claim […]


Proposed Russian law to ban coming out

By John Mack Freeman A new proposed law would make coming out by LGBT people a crime. Via The new bill is being drafted as an amendment to Russia’s infamous ban on “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations,” which currently imposes fines and censure for any person or agency making pro-LGBT statements in any venue […]