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Georgia Senate Passes Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill; Mississippi House Advances Anti-Gay Legislation

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On Friday, the Republican-majority Georgia Senate passed a bill to allow legal discrimination of gays and lesbians as part of “religious freedom.”  The bill, which passed 38 to 14 along party lines, would allow for faith-based organizations to refuse service to same-sex couples. The bill, which is a hybrid of …

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Transgender Woman Sues Seattle Bank Because Employees Would Not Confirm Her Identity By Phone Because Of Her Voice

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A transgender woman in Seattle has filed a civil suit against People’s Bank after repeatedly being denied service because her voice did not register as feminine enough to confirm her identity over the phone.  According to Lizzi Duff, age 70, her masculine-sounding voice is the reason the bank’s employees would …

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Women in Tech: Study shows 60% of Silicon Valley women experience sexual harassment at work

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The latest study from ElephantInTheValley.Com surveyed more than 200 women who have worked in Silicon Valley for at least 10 years.  Their results are unequivocally negative for women in these careers.  60% of women have been sexually harassed at work, 65% of whom  were subject to unwanted sexual advances from …

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks out about gender and racial bias in sexual assault cases, gives police new guidelines

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A long-term study by the A.P. reveals over 1,000 police officers have been dismissed between 2009 and 2014 for sexual assault and misconduct. Daniel Holtzclaw, declared guilty last week of 18 counts of rape and sexual assault, preyed upon black women with prior arrests in the lowest social classes, knowing that …

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