A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against potential workers based on their sexual orientation.
Neb. Lawmaker Introduces Anti-Discrimination Bill (1011)
Illinois LGBT activists to demonstrate against Cardinal George (LGBTQNation)
Activists from the Gay Liberation Network, a longtime Chicago-based direct action LGBT rights group, are calling on the local community to join them early next month in a protest against Cardinal Francis George, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Chicago, due to his vocal opposition against same-sex marriage.
Grand Opening at The Omaha Rainbow Outreach Center
The Rainbow Outreach Center and Inclusive Life Pastoral Services announce the grand opening and ribbon-cutting for their newly remodeled Med Center facility at 3622 Leavenworth St. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m.
The Rainbow Outreach Center, previously located at 19th and Leavenworth, has been serving the LGBT community and allies since March 1997. Its vision is to become the recognized center of value and pride for the LGBT community as a thoughtful resource offering knowledge and as a dynamic gathering place. Committees with volunteers from the LGBT-allied community help organize a variety of social and educational activities and other programming for the center.
Integrity of Iowa Courts Persists
Equality Groups One Iowa and Lambda Legal Respond to Justice Cady’s Address
The Iowa State Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady delivered the State of the Judiciary address in Des Moines. Together, One Iowa and Lambda Legal have worked towards full equality for LGBT people and their families, have fought to preserve Iowa’s proud tradition of fair and impartial courts, and have countered against any attempts to politicize our courts through public education and advocacy. In response to Justice Cady's remarks, equality groups One Iowa and Lambda Legal’s Fair Courts Project issued the following statements:
Lutheran college opens the door to same-sex wedding (ChicagoTribune)
Augustana College students get permission for ceremony in campus chapel
When Eric Palmer came to Augustana College four years ago, he wasn't expecting to fall in love. And he certainly wasn't expecting to be a pioneer when he requested to use the chapel to declare his devotion to his fiance.
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