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

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Safeguarding LGBTQ rights can boost Nebraska’s economy

Omaha World-Herald • July 18, 2021, 11:53 am Nebraska is losing its competitive edge. That’s my respectfully blunt assessment. As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across the nation are reevaluating where they will be headquartered. At the same time, a large segment of the national workforce is re-evaluating where they want to live. We have an opportunity to make Nebraska a top contender for both, but we’re holding ourselves back from economic growth. A lack of comprehensive nondiscrimination protections has made it harder for our company, and others like it, to recruit talent
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Equality Act right for nation

Lincoln Journal Star • June 15, 2021, 10:26 am As a small business owner, my bottom line is critically important. It ensures the business I’ve owned and operated for 11 years in Lincoln and Omaha can thrive and my obligations to my family, 19 employees, clients and community can be met. When something threatens my bottom line, I identify the problem and take action, which is exactly what we need to do in Nebraska right now.
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LGBTQ protections deserve support, this military veteran says

Omaha World-Herald • May 29, 2021, 4:10 pm As a veteran who served in the Army, I have always been devoted to defending the freedoms that all Americans hold dear. This Military Appreciation Month, I’m asking Congress to do the same, and ensure those freedoms for millions of LGBTQ Americans by supporting a federal law that prohibits LGBTQ discrimination nationwide.
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Time to act on fairness

Lincoln Journal Star • December 7, 2020, 1:53 pm Here in Nebraska, we believe in fairness. We believe in treating each other as we’d like to be treated and creating opportunities for our youth and families to thrive.

Nebraskan Faith Leader: Let’s Preach Radical Inclusivity and Love

January 18, 2018, 10:52 am Dylan Dell-Haro, a faith leader from Nebraska, talks about how his faith accepts LGBTQ people, and why religion shouldn't play a role in civil rights.
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LGBT Groups Launch Petition Drive Against Anti-Transgender Lawsuit

By Adam Polaski • October 5, 2016, 11:35 am Today Freedom for All Americans (FFAA) and more than a dozen state equality campaigns and organizations across the country launched a petition drive calling out attempts to roll back existing protections for transgender Americans.