Sexual orientation discrimination

September 06, 2017 - 12:37 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A rights group is calling on the Indonesian government to immediately investigate a raid by police and village leaders that forced 12 women described as lesbians out of their community. Human Rights Watch says Wednesday that the Sept. 2 raid and eviction in West Java...
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President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare, Monday, July 24, 2017, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 26, 2017 - 12:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a double amputee veteran of the Iraq War, is slamming President Donald Trump's ban on transgender Americans serving in the...
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LGBTI activists disperse to avoid detention by Turkish police officers in Istanbul, Sunday, July 2, 2017. A small group of transgender rights activists has attempted to march to Istanbul's main square, carrying rainbow flags, despite the governor's ban and security precautions by police. The Istanbul governor's office banned the march late Saturday for the second year in a row, 'to preserve public order and to keep participants and tourists safe', it said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 02, 2017 - 11:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police chased away a small group of transgender rights activists who attempted to march to Istanbul's main square Sunday while carrying rainbow flags despite an official ban on the event. Seven people were detained. The rights group Istanbul LGBTI, host of the 8th Trans...
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July 02, 2017 - 10:57 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A small group of transgender rights activists attempted to march to Istanbul's main square Sunday, carrying rainbow flags, despite the governor's ban and security precautions by police. The rights group Istanbul LGBTI, host of the 8th Trans Pride March, said on social media it won't...
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In this undated photo provided by Jana and Leigh Jacobs, the Jacobses pose with their sons Finch, left, and Yogi. The couple challenged an Arkansas birth-certificate policy that defined parents by gender. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the policy Monday, June 26, 2017. (Jeanne Wilson photo/ provided by Jana and Leigh Jacobs via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 6:59 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of same-sex couples who complained that an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them, reversing a state court's ruling that married lesbian couples must get a court order to have both spouses listed on their...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips cracks eggs into a cake batter mixer inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The justices said Monday, June 26, 2017, they will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
June 26, 2017 - 5:03 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado clash between gay rights and religion started as an angry Facebook posting about a wedding cake but now has big implications for anti-discrimination laws in 22 states. Baker Jack Phillips is challenging a Colorado law that says he was wrong to have turned away a same-sex...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips cracks eggs into a cake batter mixer inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The justices said Monday, June 26, 2017, they will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
June 26, 2017 - 4:21 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado clash between gay rights and religion started as an angry Facebook posting about a wedding cake but now has big implications for anti-discrimination laws in 22 states. Baker Jack Phillips is challenging a Colorado law that says he was wrong to have turned away a same-sex...
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June 26, 2017 - 3:39 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of same-sex couples who complained that an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them, reversing a state court's ruling that married lesbian couples must get a court order to have both spouses listed on their...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips cracks eggs into a cake batter mixer inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The justices said Monday, June 26, 2017, they will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
June 26, 2017 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The justices said Monday they will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for same-sex couples who complained an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them. The justices on Monday issued an unsigned opinion reversing an Arkansas high court ruling that upheld the law. Under the law, married lesbian couples had...
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