Tag Archives: protections

Hot Springs, AR Passes LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections in Wake of Statewide Ban!

Originally posted at OzarkFirst.com A nondiscrimination ordinance to support the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community passes in Hot Springs, AR Tuesday night. Hundreds of people gathered both inside and outside city hall here awaiting city councils vote. It passed with only one vote against coming from Mayor Ruth Carney.  Before the meeting, groups both […]

2014 Missouri Ranked #6 in the Nation on Hospital leaders in LGBT Healthcare

Originally posted on PROMOonline.org By: Andrew Shaughnessy, Manager of Public Policy 2014 had proven to be a monumental year for LGBT Missourians. Those monumental steps have been the recognition of out-of-state marriages by the State of Missouri, and the leadership of nearly 19 Missouri hospitals, who have been designated as “Leaders of LGBT Healthcare” by […]

Hypocrisy Is Alive & Well In States Limiting LGBT Local Protections

Certain States are finding all sorts of ways to undermine LGBT progress. Beside the apparent bigotry, the hypocrisy among these States is what fires me up the most. Pushing State intrusion into local control has been a steady issue among State denying localities the ability to protect their LGBT citizens.