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2013

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October 2013

StarLawyer seeks to have government compelled to register lobby to champion gay rights News item summary KE 30 OCT

StarMecklenburg commissioners vote to add transgender protections News item summary US (NC) 16 OCT

November 2013

StarChristian guesthouse owners lose appeal over right to bar gay couples News item summary UK 27 NOV
• Judgment: Bull & Anor v Hall & Anor [2013] UKSC 73 PDF 110.57kb, 27 NOV 13

StarCommittee Awards Gay Law Clerk Back Pay News item summary US (OR) 25 NOV
• Order: In the Matter of Margaret Fonberg EDR No. 13-002 PDF 69.55kb, 25 NOV 13

StarTexas county adopts sweeping policy to protect LGBT inmates News item summary US (TX) 14 NOV

StarECHR: Austria violated human rights in refusing to delete convictions under discriminatory age of consent laws from criminal records News item summary EU, AT 08 NOV
• Judgment: Case of E.B. and Others v. Austria Applications nos. 31913/07, 38357/07, 48098/07, 48777/07 and 48779/07 PDF 331.87kb, 07 NOV 13

StarECHR: Greek civil unions law only for heterosexual couples violates European human rights law News item summary EU 07 NOV
• Judgment: Vallianatos and Mylonas v. Greece and C.S. and others v. Greece Application 29381/09 and 32684/09, 07 NOV 13

StarSenate Approves ENDA News item summary US 07 OCT

December 2013

StarWest Virginia City Expands Anti-Discrimination Law News item summary US (WV) 24 DEC

StarCuban lawmakers ban anti-gay employment discrimination News item summary CU 21 DEC

StarShreveport passes fairness ordinance News item summary US (LA) 10 DEC
• Fairness Ordinance: Ordinance No. … of 2013 PDF 68.13kb, 20 NOV 13

StarMorehead City Council Approves LGBT Fairness Law News item summary US (KY) 09 DEC

StarHyattsville Makes History News item summary US (MD) 06 DEC
• Ordinance 2013-04: Hyattsville Human Rights Act PDF 1.90MB 05 DEC 13

StarCharlie Craig and David Mullins v. Masterpiece CakeShop News item summary US (CO) 06 DEC
• Initial Decision: Charlie Craig and David Mullins v. Masterpiece Cakeshop Inc & Anor CR 2013-0008 PDF 266.58kb, 06 DEC 13

July 2013

StarNon-discrimination ordinance passed in 6-0 vote by Kalamazoo Township board News item summary US (MI) 22 JUL

StarB&B owner who turned away gay couple loses appeal News item summary UK 09 JUL
• Judgment: Michael Black and John Morgan v. Susanne Wilkinson [2013] EWCA Civ 820 PDF 109.79kb, 09JUL 13

StarAlex Greenwich 'appalled' by loophole allowing private schools to expel gay students News item summary AU (NSW) 07 JUL

StarLithuanian court rules Pride can go ahead News item summary LT 05 JUL

August 2013

StarFrankfort Becomes Fifth Ky. City With Antidiscrimination Ordinance News item summary US (KY) 29 AUG

StarNew Mexico Supreme Court rules against photography business that turned down gay wedding News item summary US (NM) 23 AUG
• Opinion: Elane Photography LLC v. Vaness Willock Docket No. 33,687 PDF 97.79kb, 22 AUG 13

StarFederal Judge Rules NYC's 'Stop-and-Frisk' Policy Unconstitutional News item summary US (NY) 12 AUG
• Opinion and Order Part I: Floyd v. City of New York 08-CV-1034 PDF 1.59MB, 12 AUG 13
• Opinion and Order Part II: Floyd v. City of New York 08-CV-1034 PDF 659.04kb, 12 AUG 13

September 2013

StarNew anti-discrimination laws for Tasmania News item summary AU (TAS) 27 SEP

StarGroundbreaking Declaration on ending violence and discrimination against LGBT News item summary UN 26 SEP
UN Ministerial Declaration: Ministerial Declaration on Ending Violence and Discrimination Against Individuals Based on Their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 26 SEP 13

StarLGBT Resource Guide for Employers in China News item summary CN 25 SEP
• China LGBT Resource Guide: Creating Inclusive Workplaces for LGBT Employees in China PDF 4.25MB, 25 SEP 13

StarBoca Raton Finally Implements LGBT Inclusive Policies News item summary US (FL) 11 SEP
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StarSan Antonio adopts gay-bias protections News item summary US (TX) 06 SEP

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April 2013

StarDOMA makes it illegal for gay couples to make joint political donations, rules FEC News item summary US (DC) 27 AP
• Advisory Opinion: United States Senate Candidate Dan Winslow AO 2013-02 PDF 43.51kb, 25 APR 13

StarPhiladelphia City Council passes landmark bill for LGBT benefits News item summary US (PA) 26 APR

StarTennessee Governor Signs College Nondiscrimination Ban News item summary US (TN) 23 APR

StarJudge rules in favor of women denied room at Hawaii bed and breakfast because they're gay News item summary US (HI) 16 APR
• Order: Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford v. Aloha Bed & Breakfast PDF 130.21kb, 11 APR 13

StarHousing Discrimination against Gays, Lesbians, and Poor Still Legal in Most States News item summary US (DC) 13 APR
• Report: Modernizing the Fair Housing Act for the 21st Century PDF 530.21kb, 11 APR 13

StarGay man arrested in Missouri after refusing to leave the hospital room of his partner News item summary US (MO) 11 APR

StarNew state non-discrimination bill introduced, includes teachers News item summary US (NC) 10 APR

StarBuncombe County advances LGBT worker protections News item summary US (NC) 04 APR

May 2013

StarJudge Rules for Florida GSA News item summary US (FL) 31 MAY

StarPuerto Rico Governor Signs Local ENDA, Domestic Violence Bills News item summary PR 29 MAY

StarChristians who refused to work with gays lose final court case News item summary FR 28 MAY
• ECtHR Press Release: Ten requests for referral to the Grand Chamber rejected PDF 175.74kb 28 February 2013

StarPuerto Rico House Approves Antidiscrimination Bill News item summary PR 24 MAY

StarBoy Scouts of America votes to end ban on gay members age 18 and under News item summary US (TX) 23 MAY

StarPuerto Rico Senate approves non-discrimination bill News item summary PR 16 MAY

StarParliament drops gay anti-discrimination bill as hundreds protest against it News item summary UA 14 MAY

StarBill would allow discrimination in college student groups News item summary US (NC) 09 MAY

StarMayor signs LGBT rights legislation, wants Philadelphia to be 'most LGBT-friendly' in world News item summary US (PA) 09 MAY

June 2013

StarAustralia outlaws LGBT discrimination under national laws for first time News item summary AU (FED) 25 JUN

StarRuling upheld against comedian for discriminatory tirade against lesbian News item summary CA (BC) 21 JUN
• Reasons for Judgment: Ismail v. British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal 2013 BCSC 1079, 19 JUN 13

StarLesbian couple win discrimination case against restaurant News item summary IE 20 JUN
• Decision: Laura Mezei & Melanda Magyar v. Eddie Rocket's Blackpool Cork DEC-E2013-045, 20 MAY 13

StarBermuda approves bill prohibiting discrimination against gays News item summary BM 15 JUN

StarIowa Jury Awards $147,000 in Damages News item summary US (IA) 11 JUN

StarPocatello council OKs amended anti-discrimination ordinance News item summary US (ID) 07 JUN

StarN. Idaho Town Passes Ban on Homosexual Discrimination News item summary US (ID) 06 JUN

StarLGBT anti-discrimination laws pass lower house News item summary AU 04 JUN

January 2013

StarWyoming Senate defeats gay discrimination bill News item summary US (WY) 31 JAN

StarVirginia Senate passes bill to ban anti-gay discrimination News item summary US (VA) 27 JAN

StarUnanimous: Ketchum City Council passes city-wide Non-Discrimination Ordinance News item summary US (ID) 23 JAN

StarGay rights group welcomes employment discrimination ruling News item summary IE 22 JAN
• Decision: An Employee v. A Credit Union DEC-E2012-190, 20 DEC 12

StarPuerto Rican Officials May Approve Anti-Discrimination Bill News item summary PR 17 JAN

StarICJ, ILGA-Europe and FIDH welcome European Court judgment against sexual orientation discrimination News item summary UK, EU 15 JAN
• Judgment: Case of Eweida and Others v. The United Kingdom PDF 502.79kb, 15 JAN 13

StarTiny Appalachian city enacts gay rights ordinance News item summary US (KY) 14 JAN

StarLandmark pro gay verdict delivered in Serbia court News item summary RS 10 JAN

StarOregon bans anti-trans health care discrimination News item summary US (OR) 08 JAN

StarJudge dismisses lawsuit filed by HIV-positive dental worker News item summary US (MI) 08 JAN
• Opinion and Order: ADG, LLC v. James White Case No. 11-15534 PDF 33.50kb, 30 NOV 12

StarFlorida lesbian couple win $7,500 after Bank of America refused them a mortgage News item summary US (FL) 03 JAN

February 2013

StarPhoenix, Nation's Sixth-Largest City, Bans LGBT Discrimination News item summary US (AZ) 27 FEB

StarCourt denies right to air homophobia after lesbian protest News item summary AU (QLD) 24 FEB
• Decision: Ronald Owen v. Richelle Menzies & Ors No B43 of 2012 [2013] HCATrans18 RTF 2.35MB, 15 FEB 13

StarAngeles in the Philippines bans discrimination against LGBT people News item summary PH 20 FEB

StarCouncil backs gay civil rights ordinance News item summary US (AZ) 19 FEB

StarSexual discrimination bill fails in ND Senate News item summary US (ND) 14 FEB

StarNorth Dakota bill would ban gay, lesbian discrimination News item summary US (ND) 07 FEB
• SB2252: Relating to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (Registration)

StarAdvancing Virginia Bill Will Allow College Groups to Discriminate News item summary US (VA) 02 FEB

March 2013

StarKentucky overrules veto on bill protecting actions motivated by religious belief News item summary US (KY) 28 MAR

StarColorado Health Insurance Providers Can't Discriminate on Orientation, Gender Identity News item summary US (CO) 26 MAR
• Bulletin No. B-4.49: Insurance Unfair Practices Act Prohibitions on Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Orientation [2013] EWHC 651 PDF 123.5kb, 18 MAR 13

StarKentucky Governor vetoes bill protecting right to act based on religious belief following lobbies by LGBT rights groups News item summary US (KY) 23 MAR

StarPrivate Club Fined for Transgender Discrimination News item summary US (OH) 11 MAR

StarQueen to sign new charter backing gay rights News item summary UK 09 MAR
• Commonwealth of Nations: Charter of the Commonwealth PDF 192.60b, 14 DEC 12

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