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  • Civil Rights Act bans LGBT bias, circuit court says

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, April 05, 2017 (one year ago)

    CHICAGO (BP) -- The same law that guards against workplace discrimination based on religion, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, was interpreted April 4 by a U.S. appeals court to protect against bias based on sexual orientation. Read More

  • Olympics adds 'sexual orientation' to charter

    by Staff/WORLD News Service, posted Friday, January 09, 2015 (4 years ago)

    MONACO (BP) -- The International Olympic Committee has added "sexual orientation" to the Olympic Charter. The IOC decision comes after pressure from gay advocacy groups following Russia's prohibition of "gay propaganda" during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Read More