In a private ceremony Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law Senate Enrolled Act 101, the innocuous sounding Religious Freedom Restoration Act. It prevents state and local governments from enacting laws that would "substantially burden" a person's exercise of his or her religion. You...
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Indiana 'Anti-LGBT' Law Boycott: After SB101 Signing, How Much Will 'Religious Freedom' Cost Local Businesses?
When Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a religious freedom law Friday widely viewed as opening the door to discrimination against the LGBT community, he didn’t just unleash an outcry across the country. With the stroke of a pen, he threw away at least $40 million in lost economic activity -- a figure certain to grow as companies in the Hoosier state become concerned that Indiana’s ...
Yelp, Salesforce, and Angie's List execs will also pull back in Indiana, which recently enacted an anti-LGBT law.
National LGBT Bar Association, BNY Mellon and White & Case Announce Resource to Help Same-Sex Couples Navigate State ...
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National LGBT Bar Association, BNY Mellon and White & Case LLP, announced today the launch of the Association's Online LGBT Tax Resource for the 2014 tax year, at LGBTBar.org/tax, to help same-sex couples and their tax advisors navigate state tax laws. The resource is a unique tool for both tax preparers and payers, providing a comprehensive, state ...
Aileen Graef CUPERTINO, Calif., March 30 (UPI) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an op-ed speaking out against the religious freedom laws passed in several states that are considered discriminatory against LGBT.
Hundreds of LGBT members and civil rights activists set up across the state this weekend voicing their opposition on the proposed Conscience Protection Act.
It was 2007 when Christian Zsilavetz, a math teacher, started volunteering with a parents’ support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital.
IT'S TOO EARLY to predict which of the mayoral candidates will be in or out come November. But one thing is clear, the six Democratic candidates, who are in a heated battle to win the May primary, think the LGBT vote could make or break them.
Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community say they are waging battles against a "wave" of anti-LGBT legislation in states across the country, from Maine to Texas to Nevada.
Math teacher Christian Zsilavetz wants to work at a school where he can be himself — somewhere he can mention that he used to play girls basketball or was married to a man.