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All relevant news and information regarding LGBTQ non-discrimination in The Prarie State.

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From HIV/AIDS to COVID-19: Public health crises underscore need for policies that don’t discriminate

Chicago Tribune • November 30, 2020, 11:59 am Every year on Dec. 1, people around the globe commemorate World AIDS Day, an occasion to remember the many people who have lost their lives to HIV/AIDS over the past 40 years. This year’s observance comes at a frightening surge of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: History Made in VT and Steps Forward in PA & MS

By Shane Stahl • August 18, 2018, 12:34 am Read the most important news in nondiscrimination for the week of August 12.
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Local Steps Forward: Policies Updated, Protections Passed, and Pending Progress

By Shane Stahl • June 8, 2018, 6:07 pm The latest in nondiscrimination news at the local level for April and May of 2018.
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Today: 7th Circuit Hears Argument in Case of Lesbian Senior Who Endured Discrimination

By Adam Polaski • February 6, 2018, 12:27 pm Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit is hearing oral argument in the case of a lesbian senior suing the Glen St. Andrew Living Community for failing to protect her from anti-LGBTQ harassment and discrimination.
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Local Steps Forward: Support for Non-Discrimination Ordinances and School Policies Grow

By Shane Stahl • February 2, 2018, 2:06 pm A roundup of the most significant local steps forward regarding LGBTQ non-discrimination from January, 2018.
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Local Steps Forward: City Ordinances, Council Leadership, and Moves to Protect Transgender Students

By Shane Stahl • January 10, 2018, 11:54 am A series of events at the local level nationwide concerning non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people.

Catholics Call for Greater LGBT Inclusion Within the Church

October 19, 2016, 1:41 pm This year Freedom for All Americans is proud to be working with Believe Out Loud. As part of our partnership, we have compiled this round-up below of nearly a dozen Catholics from across the country calling for greater inclusion of LGBT people in the Church.
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LGBT-U Apprentice Q&A: Matthew Zaradich in Chicago, IL

By Adam Polaski • August 19, 2016, 12:00 pm "My favorite part of LGBT-U has been getting to know my fellow apprentices. Together, we've formed a support network across the country that has been so very helpful in our own individual efforts to make LGBT equality a reality in every city, every state, every region across the country. "