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New Federal Housing Policy Aims to Eliminate Discrimination Against LGBTQ People with a Criminal Record

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a new federal policy that aims to eliminate housing discrimination against people with a criminal history, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people with a criminal record. The new policy clarifies that using criminal history to justify a negative housing decision, such as the(…)

DHS Urged to Take Action for LGBT People in Immigration Detention

A group of congressional Democrats are calling on the Department of Homeland Security to take additional steps to ensure the safety of LGBT people in immigrant detention. In a letter dated March 23 and made public on Monday, the congressional Democrats — led by Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.), Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii)(…)

80 CEOs and Business Leaders Demand North Carolina Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

More than 80 leading CEOs and business leaders calling on Gov. Pat McCrory and the North Carolina General Assembly to repeal the radical provisions in the deeply discriminatory House Bill 2 that was rammed through the legislature last week. The letter — signed by dozens of CEOs from across the nation — comes only a day after Georgia(…)