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2012

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October 2012

StarNew Jersey rules against group in civil union case News item summary US (NJ) 24 OCT
• Findings, Determination and Order: Harriet Bernstein , Luisa Pastor et al v. Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association OAL Docket No CRT 6145-09, DCR Docket No. PN34XB-03008 PDF 815.86kb, 22 OCT 12

StarTasmanian intersex discrimination plans hailed as 'world first' News item summary AU (TAS) 21 OCT
• Bill 45: Anti-Discrimination Amendment Act 2012 PDF 344.73kb, 24 SEP 12

StarCebu becomes first province in the Philippines to pass anti-discrimination law News item summary PH 19 OCT

StarGay couple win lawsuit against B&B which refused them News item summary UK 18 OCT
• Judgment: Michael Black & John Morgan v. Susanne Wilkinson No. 0UD02282 PDF 734.95kb, 18 SEP 12

StarCity Council Passes Non-Discrimination Ordinance News item summary US (TN) 16 OCT
• Ordinance 5470: An ordinanance to amend Chapter 3 of the City of Memphis Code of Ordinances to include nondiscirimnation based upon national origin, ethnicity, age, and disability. [With amendment adding sexual orientation] PDF 9.26kb, 20 SEP 12

StarGovernor signs the Equality Bill over the weekend - Stakeholders outraged at disregard for their views News item summary TC 16 OCT
• Turks & Caicos Government: Equality Bill 2012 PDF 1.02MB, 13 SEP 12

StarBrazil state of Rio annuls gay protection law News item summary BR 05 OCT

November 2012

StarSame-sex case ruling favors gay employee News item summary US (CA) 24 NOV
• Order: In the Matter of Christopher Nathan EDR No. 12-003 PDF 92.00kb, 21 NOV 12

StarILGA-Europe applauds the inclusion of gender identity in Eurobarometer 2012 News item summary CY 22 NOV
• European Commission: Special Eurobarometer - Discrimination in the EU 2012 PDF 6.14MB, 22 NOV 12

StarMaine Judge: No Unlawful Discrimination in Transgender Girl's Case News item summary US (ME) 24 NOV
• Decision and Order: John Doe and Jane Doe as parents and next friend of Susan Doe and Maine Human Rights Commission v. Kelly Clency et al Docket No. CV-09-201 WRA PDF 1.32MB, 20 NOV 12

StarGreater LGBT protections under new federal anti-discrimination law News item summary AU 20 NOV
• Draft Bill: Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 PDF 1016.06kb, 16 NOV 12
• Fact Sheet: Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 PDF 198.99kbkb, 20 NOV 12

StarEmployment Authority to decide on 'dirty homosexual' slur News item summary NZ 18 NOV

StarBias law exemption fails News item summary AU (TAS) 15 NOV
• Bill Anti-Discrimination Amendment Bill 2012 PDF 344.73kb, 24 SEP 12

StarNebraska city council implements protections for LGBT city employees News item summary US (NE) 14 NOV

StarVoters in Two Kansas Cities Repeal Antidiscrimination Laws News item summary US (KS) 08 NOV

StarCentre for LGBT Equality: Marković has to Apologize Immediately News item summary HR 06 NOV

StarBermuda to ban anti-gay discrimination News item summary BM 03 NOV

December 2012

StarAnti-gay academic books to be banned in Albania News item summary AL 29 DEC

StarMoldova Protects Gays with Fines News item summary MD 28 DEC

StarCourt rules that Boy Scouts can lease public land despite banning gay members and leaders News item summary US (CA) 20 DEC
• Opinion: Mitchell Barnes-Wallace & Orts v. City of San Diego and Boy Scouts of America 04-55732 PDF 189.22kb, 20 DEC 12

StarCourt Finds Realtors Discriminated Against Man With AIDS News item summary US (NY) 19 DEC
• Memorandum of Decision: Keith Short and Fair Housing Justice Center Inc v. Manhattan Apartments Inc and Abba Realty Associates Inc 11-CV-5989 PDF 152.24kb, 03 DEC 12

StarTrinidad and Tobago PM says she will end gay hate News item summary TT 18 DEC

StarChile: Motel fined for discriminating against lesbian couple News item summary CL 08 DEC

StarBoise Approves Gay Protections Law News item summary US (ID) 05 DEC

StarHelena council supports anti-discrimination rule News item summary US (MT) 04 DEC

StarSt. Louis passes LGBT protections News item summary US (MO) 02 DEC
• St Louis County: Bill No. 279, Ordinance No. 25,279 Approved 28 DEC 12

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July 2012

StarJudge says Colorado State Patrol has 'anti-gay culture' US (CO) 19 JUL

StarScouts keep gay ban US (TX) 19 JUL

StarChristian B&B discriminated against gay couple, BC tribunal rules CA (BC) 18 JUL

StarGovernment signals discrimination protection for gays and older people BM 14 JUL

StarFrance outlaws transgender bigotry FR 13 JUL

StarChilean President Signs Landmark Anti-Discrimination Legislation CL 13 JUL

StarReport shows discrimination AU (NSW) 11 JUL

August 2012

StarOhio Judge Recognizes Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII US (OH) 21 AUG
• Opinion & Order: Jason W Koran v. The Ohio Bell Telephone Company Case No. 1:11-CV-2674 PDF 115.67kb, 14 AUG 12

StarJacksonville Fails Its LGBT Citizens, Rejects Work Protections US (FL) 16 AUG

StarChristian B&B couple take same-sex bed ban to highest UK court UK 14 AUG

StarFrance adds "sexual identity" to the protected grounds of discrimination FR 06 AUG

September 2012

StarForeign ministers agree on draft Commonwealth Charter and EPG recommendations CWTH 29 SEP

StarWashington high court: Gay rights law not retroactive US (WA) 13 SEP
• Opinion: Debra Loeffelholz v. University of Washington & Ors No. 86511-6 PDF ?kb, 13 SEP 12

StarCourt rules in favor of same-sex couple IL 12 SEP

StarReport calls for 'urgent change' to end gay hate in Moldova MD 10 SEP
• Amnesty International Report: Towards Equality: Discrimination in Moldova PDF 338.00kb, 04 SEP 12

StarCuba Censors Axe Same-Sex Couples CU 07 SEP

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April 2012

StarGovernment says transgender people protected under law US (DC) 24 APR

StarSaudi Arabia bans 'gays, tom-boys' from schools SA 16 APR

StarCourt overturns police ban on Budapest gay pride march HU 16 APR

StarObama refuses to sign an anti-discrimination bill for LGBT employees US (DC) 12 APR

StarChile's Congress passes anti-discrimination law CL 04 APR

StarAnchorage rejects anti-bias measure US (AK) 04 APR

StarEuropean Parliament urge better LGBT rights in Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo EU 02 APR

StarMake your experience count! – The first ever European Union LGBT Survey launched EU 02 APR

May 2012

StarColombia grants gay couples right to express affection publicly CO 27 MAY

StarGays still second class in new Moldova equality law MD 25 MAY

StarBrazil Close To Outlawing Discrimination Against Gays BR 25 MAY

StarLesbian couple exiled from village in Punjab IN 23 MAY

StarJustice Department implements LGBT inclusive prisoner protections US (DC) 19 MAY

StarCity in Kansas votes to outlaw discrimination against gays amid push to exempt churches US (KS) 15 MAY

StarLincoln passes gay rights ordinance; opponents vow referendum US (NE) 14 MAY

June 2012

StarA State-by-State Examination of Nondiscrimination Laws and Policies US (DC) 11 JUN

StarEuropean Commission publishes new report on trans and intersex discrimination EU 11 JUN

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January 2012

StarAppeals Court Revives Case of Antigay Counseling Student US (MI) 30 JAN

StarEnding Housing Discrimination Against LGBT Americans US (DC) 30 JAN

StarJudge: NJ Church Illegally Banned Gay Ceremony US (NJ) 13 JAN

StarCourt rejects discrimination claims by lover over body of HIV victim AU (NSW) 02 JAN

February 2012

StarTransgender bill passes through Council US (MD) 21 FEB

StarMeretz MK postpones gay rights bill to seek support IL 19 FEB

StarIdaho senators block anti-discrimination language US (ID) 11 FEB

StarLawyer wins gay discrimination case against law firm UK 03 FEB

March 2012

StarState House advances religious freedom act US (KS) 28 MAR

StarAnti-discrimination challenge fails AU (NSW) 26 MAR

StarSupreme Court: Antidiscrimination Ruling Will Stand US (DC) 20 MAR

StarSouth Carolina City Adopts Non-discrimination Ordinance US (SC) 15 MAR

StarOmaha narrowly approves law to protect gays from discrimination US (NE) 13 MAR

StarAdd the Words proposed bill gets second chance US (ID) 04 MAR

StarChildren in LGBT families of color face double stigma US 01 MAR

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