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2014

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October 2014

StarLewiston passes law protecting gays, lesbians News item summary US (ID) 28 OCT

StarCatalonia passes divisive anti-homophobia law News item summary ES (CA) 03 OCT

StarPhilippines largest city passes gay anti-hate law News item summary PH 02 OCT

StarFlorida county adds sexual orientation, gender identity to human rights ordinance News item summary US (FL) 01 OCT

StarCourt rules against ousted gay pastor News item summary ZA 01 OCT
• Judgment: Ecclesia De Lange v The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa No. 726/133 PDF 463.20kb, 29 SEP 14
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November 2014

December 2014

StarUS Announces Protections for Transgender Workers News item summary US (DC) 18 DEC
• Memorandum: Treatment of Transgender Employment Discrimination Claims Unter Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 PDF 1.29MB, 15 DEC 14
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StarTexas: Plano adds LGBT protections News item summary US (TX) 09 DEC

StarSaskatchewan amends human rights code News item summary CA (SK) 09 DEC

StarDistrict of Columbia repeals religious schools' exemption from law on homosexuality News item summary US (DC) 05 DEC

StarMiami-Dade Passes Transgender Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance News item summary US (FL) 03 DEC

StarJudge alleged to have affinity with the 'homosexual religion' News item summary US (DE) 03 DEC
• Memorandum Opinion and Order: Younas Kabbaj v. American School of Tangier, et al., Mark Simpson, Google Inc., et al. No. 10-431-RGA PDF 259.69kb, 12 NOV 14

StarFederal Court: Title VII Does Not Protect the Transgendered News item summary US (TX) 02 DEC
• Order: Loretta Eure v. The Sage Corporation No. 5:12-CV-1119-DAE PDF 202.51kb, 19 NOV 14

July 2014

StarTranssexual can be kept segregated, says judge News item summary NZ 28 JUL

StarKenya court victory as transgender rights group is allowed to officially register News item summary KE 24 JUL

StarCity Council expands definition of discrimination News item summary US (NY) 23 JUL

StarObama Signs Gay Rights Executive Order News item summary US (DC) 21 JUL
• Executive Order: Further Amendments to Executive Order 11478, Euqal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government, and Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity 21 JUL 14

August 2014

StarRegistrar dismissed for refusing to perform same-sex weddings wins employment tribunal News item summary UK 31 AUG

StarTempe voters approve protections for LGBT workers in city charter News item summary US (AZ) 27 AUG

StarMATERC Applauds Worcester's Nondiscrimination Protections News item summary US (MA) 21 AUG

StarAgusan del Norte one of the first to enact anti-discrimination law News item summary PH (AGN) 20 AUG

StarFayetteville approves anti-discrimination law News item summary US (AR) 20 AUG

StarIllegal to discriminate against trans-people at work News item summary MT 18 AUG

StarWedding Venues Cannot Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples News item summary US (NY) 15 AUG
• Notice and Final Order: McCarthy v. Liberty Ridge Farm Nos. 10157952 $ 10157963 PDF 7.85MB, 08 AUG 14

StarOrlando Unanimously Approves Transgender Non-Discrimination Protections News item summary US (FL) 14 AUG

StarChattanooga domestic partner benefits rejected News item summary US (TN) 07 AUG

StarKansas town bans discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity News item summary US (KS) 05 AUG

StarRuling: Denver's Wrangler bar discriminated when it turned away gay man dressed in drag News item summary US (CO) 04 AUG
• Determination: Vito Marzano v. Denver Wrangler Inc No. P20140027X PDF 968.53kb, 22 JUL 14

September 2014

StarCalifornia Governor Signs Historic Bill for LGBT Business Owners into Law News item summary US (CA) 30 SEP

StarUN Human Rights Council approves resolution supporting LGBT rights News item summary UN 26 SEP
• Draft Resolution: Human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity A/HRC/27/L.27/Rev.1 Word 24 SEP 14

April 2014

StarBoard approves sexual orientation, gender identity protections News item summary US (WI) 25 APR

StarGay workplace discrimination case dropped in Singapore News item summary SG 24 APR

StarGay couple arrested, fined for kissing in Mexico News item summary MX 22 APR

StarLaw to protect women helps gays too News item summary US 18 APR

StarLGBTI youth win discrimination case against Christian group News item summary AU (VIC) 16 APR
• Judgment: Cobaw Community Health Services v Christian Youth Camps Ltd & Anor [2014] VSCA 75 16 APR 14

StarSupreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Gay Bias Case News item summary US (DC) 07 APR
• Certiorari Denied: Elane Photography v. Willock, Vanessa 13-585 PDF 90.84kb, 07 APR 14

StarFederal Judge Rules Gays Are Protected by Sex Discrimination Laws News item summary US (DC) 03 APR
• Memorandum Opinion: Peter J Terveer v. James H Billington Civil Action No. 12-1290 (CKK) PDF 108.33kb, 31 MAR 14

StarAnti-Gay 'Religious Practices Bill' Headed To Miss. Governor News item summary US (MS) 02 APR

May 2014

StarColorado civil rights panel: Baker must make cakes for same-sex ceremonies News item summary US (CO) 30 MAY

StarCourt dismisses man's bid against workplace homosexual discrimination News item summary SG 29 MAY

StarHouston approves expanded protections for gays News item summary US (TX) 28 MAY

StarWaveland passes resolution favoring LGBT community News item summary US (MS) 21 MAY

StarTopeka approves city same sex partner registry News item summary US (KS) 21 MAY

StarCCJ grants Jamaican homosexual leave to challenge legislation in T&T and Belize News item summary TT 08 MAY
• Judgment: Maurice Tomlinson v The State of Belize & The State of Trinidad & Tobago CCJ Application Nos. OA 1 & 2 of 2013, PDF 135.73kb, 08 MAY 14

StarAnti-Discrimination Bill Adopted News item summary GE 02 MAY

June 2014

StarHigh Court Says For-Profit Corporations Can Claim Religious Exemptions News item summary US (DC) 30 JUN
• Opinion: Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al. v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. No. 13-354 PDF 511.31kb, 30 JUN 14

StarLesbian couple awarded NIS 60,000 after wedding hall turned them away News item summary IL 24 JUN

StarMajor gay rights ruling left intact News item summary US (CA) 24 JUN
• Order: Smithkline Beecham Corporation v. Abbott Laboratories Nos. 11-17357, 11-17373 PDF 93.66kb, 24 JUN 14

StarNew York Senate blocks 'gay cure' therapy ban, trans anti-discrimination bill News item summary US (NY) 21 JUN

StarObama plans to sign executive order protecting LGBTI employees who work for federal contractors News item summary US (DC) 16 JUN

StarRural Border Town Becomes Idaho's 8th City To Approve Non-Discrimination Ordinance News item summary US (ID) 12 JUN

StarMyrtle Beach passes far-reaching LGBT protections News item summary US (SC) 11 JUN

StarDisabled couple win discrimination case after being refused entry to Glasgow gay bar News item summary UK (SC) 11 JUN

StarMichigan: Canton adopts equal rights rules News item summary US (MI) 11 JUN

StarBozeman, Montana Gives Final OK to Nondiscrimination Law News item summary US (MT) 05 JUN

StarHuman Rights Tribunal Finds Trails End Discriminated Against Transgender Individual News item summary CA (ON) 04 JUN
• Decision: Judith Salsman et al. v. London Sales Arena Corp. et al. 2014 HRTO 775, 30 MAY 14

StarMississippi's largest city embraces LGBT equality News item summary US (MS) 04 JUN

January 2014

StarStarkville Becomes First City in Mississippi to Pass Resolution Recognizing LGBT Residents News item summary US (MS) 21 JAN

StarCourt: Gay Juror was Taken Off Panel Improperly News item summary US (CA) 21 JAN
• Opinion: Smithkline Beecham Corporation v. Abbott Laboratories Nos. 11-17357, 11-17373 PDF 183.25kb, 21 JAN 14

StarVirginia lawmakers kill two pro-LGBT bills News item summary US (VA) 20 JAN

StarState finds Oregon bakery discriminated by refusing to make wedding cake for lesbians News item summary US (OR) 20 JAN
• BOLI Press Release: BOLI finds substantial evidence of unlawful discrimination in bakery civil rights complaint PDF 305.73kb, 17 JAN 14

StarTerry McAuliffe bans discrimination against LGBT state employees News item summary US (VA) 11 JAN

February 2014

StarTempe, Arizona Council Unanimously Passes Pro-LGBT Ordinance News item summary US (AZ) 28 FEB

StarArizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoes 'turn away the gays' bill News item summary US (AZ) 27 FEB

StarArizona Anti-Gay Bill Advances News item summary US (AZ) 21 FEB

StarMississippi city approves LGBT resolution News item summary US (MS) 19 FEB

StarSenator declares Kan. anti-gay marriage bill dead News item summary US (KS) 19 FEB

StarChristians Are a Cause of LGBT Oppression So We Have to Be a Part of the Liberation! News item summary INTNL 16 FEB

StarAnti-discrimination ordinance now at City Hall News item summary PH (DAS) 14 FEB

StarUganda president to sign anti-gay bill into law News item summary UG 14 FEB
•Press Release: Presentation by a team of scientists from MOH and Makerere University on homosexuality and genetics in humans 14 FEB 14

StarKansas House passes bill that would allow service refusal to same-sex couples on religious grounds News item summary US (KS) 11 FEB

StarPanel Votes to Shield Business Owners from Discrimination Suits News item summary US (AZ) 05 FEB

StarScottish anti-gay adoption agency wins appeal to keep charity status News item summary UK 01 FEB
• Decision: St Margaret's Children and Family Care Society v. Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator AP 02/13 PDF 4.06MB, 31 JAN 14

March 2014

StarMaryland House OKs transgender rights bill, governor says he will sign into law News item summary US (MD) 27 MAR

StarTennessee Sends Religious Anti-Discrimination Bill To Governor News item summary US (TN) 25 MAR

Star$1.6 Million Damage Award Upheld in New York City Human Rights Religion/Sexual Orientation Case News item summary US (NY) 20 MAR
• Decision: Mirella Salemi v. Gloria's Tribeca Inc. et. al. PDF 119.92KB, 20 MAR 14

StarIsraeli parliament bans LGBT discrimination in schools News item summary IL 20 MAR

StarEuropean Parliament adopts new data protection laws for LGBT people News item summary EU 12 MAR
• Press Release: MEPs tighten up rules to protect personal date in the digital era PDF 260.99kb, 12 MAR 14

StarMississippi city passes LGBT ordinance News item summary US (MS) 05 MAR

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