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LGBTQ Laws Rated in HRC’s Annual State Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation in partnership with the Equality Federation, today released its fourth annual national report assessing the status of state legislation affecting LGBTQ equality across America and placing states in one of four categories based on their pro- and anti-LGBTQ state laws. California falls into the category, “Working Toward Innovative Equality.”(…)

White House to Renominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for Ambassador-at-large for Religious Freedom

Sam Brownback The White House plans to renominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to become ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom after he failed to be confirmed by the Senate last year. Brownback has a long record of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric including calling marriage equality a “radical social experimentation” and “a grave threat to our central social institution.”(…)