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Victoria Ramirez claims her managers at Barnes & Noble refused to recognize her as female, barring her from using women's facilities, female pronouns, or even discussing her transition with coworkers.

May 08 2015 1:56 PM Updated

The response to Indiana’s RFRA version 1.0 was swift and decisive, and it tells a new story about corporate power and equal rights.

May 08 2015 6:00 AM

The gay-straight prom pair in Nevada are enjoying their viral fame but couldn't celebrate with a special treat from Walmart — at least not with a cake that said 'gay.'

May 07 2015 7:21 PM

As if being just 18 weren't enough of a challenge, Luke Holland of Birmingham decided to come out in the middle of his election campaign.

May 07 2015 5:00 AM

A Galveston woman can no longer list her bed and breakfast on the lodging site after telling two men they weren't welcome in her home.

May 05 2015 3:52 PM

Gaming communities debate: Should a game based on violence against LGBT people be considered 'hate speech?'

May 05 2015 7:40 AM

After hosting an event for right-wing presidential candidate Ted Cruz, the hotel owners do the opposite of damage control.

May 04 2015 12:47 PM

Respondents favor religious freedom but aren't so sure businesses should be allowed to turn LGBT customers away.

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