One of the first things Ohio’s new Republican governor did was protect LGBTQ state employees

Moments after his midnight swearing in, Mike DeWine issued an executive order protecting state workers from gender identity and sexual orientation discrimination.

Author: Bil Browning

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Evangelicals sue for right to deny shelter to homeless transgender people

They told the court cisgender women “would rather sleep in the woods” in the Alaskan winter than share space with a transgender woman.

Author: Bil Browning

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Democrats are showing why the midterms mattered for LGBTQ rights

New governors in Wisconsin and Michigan started their terms by extending protections to LGBTQ workers and people getting state services, while House Democrats banned employment discrimination for their staffers.

Author: John Gallagher

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