Monthly Archives: March 2016

Mississippi Senate Passes Sweeping Anti-LGBT Religious Freedom Bill

buzzfeed.com – The Republican-dominated Mississippi Senate voted 28-18 on Thursday in its final procedural act to advance what critics say is the most sweeping anti-LGBT legislation in the United States, allowing…

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March 31, 2016 at 04:55PM
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Starbucks joins more than 100 companies asking N.C. to repeal ‘anti-LGBT’ law

money.cnn.com – The letter originally came out on Tuesday with the signatures of more than 80 executives from companies like Apple (AAPL, Tech30), Google (GOOG), Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) and Facebook (FB, Tech30). N…

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March 31, 2016 at 03:47PM
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Addressing LGBT Health Disparities Across the Board

hhs.gov – When President Obama, joined by leaders throughout his Administration and in Congress, fought to pass the Affordable Care Act, he did it for one overwhelming reason: to ensure that every American h…

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March 31, 2016 at 10:05AM
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Five Things LGBT Ohioans Need to Know about the Affordable Care Act – Get Covered America

getcoveredamerica.org – Columbus, OH – This month, Ohioans will come together in communities throughout the state for LGBT Pride Month events, which celebrate the many contributions and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisex…

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March 31, 2016 at 02:09PM
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North Carolina faces business boycott over anti-LGBT law

cbsnews.com – RALEIGH –North Carolina is the latest state to face a business backlash over a law that many consider anti-gay. This week, Georgia’s governor vetoed a similar religious liberty bill. But North Car…

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March 31, 2016 at 06:43PM
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Working list: Who has spoken for, against NC’s new LGBT law

charlotteobserver.com – Since North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a controversial new LGBT bill into law March 23, corporations, government officials, universities and prominent newsmakers have come out staunchly again…

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March 31, 2016 at 04:34PM
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90+ Business Leaders Urge North Carolina Repeal Anti-LGBT Law | Human Rights Campaign

hrc.org – Today, HRC and Equality NC, the state organization working to secure equal rights and justice for LGBT North Carolinians, announced that executives from Bank of America, American Airlines, Cisco, M…

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March 31, 2016 at 06:33PM
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North Carolina’s anti-LGBTQ law is drawing a big backlash from businesses

vox.com – North Carolina’s controversial new law bans nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people and stops transgender people in schools and government buildings from using the bathroom that corresponds …

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March 31, 2016 at 07:56PM
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Gay Rights Just Won in Georgia Because Money Always Wins

esquire.com – Oh, look, it’s Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, double half-gainer with three twists! “I believe it is a matter of character for our state,” Deal said in announcing his veto. “Our people every day wor…

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March 31, 2016 at 02:41PM
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Global health group takes on gay conversion therapy – BBC News

bbc.com – The world’s largest organisation for psychiatrists – the World Psychiatric Association – has announced their opposition to the so-called practice of “gay conversion” or “reparative” therapy, declar…

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March 31, 2016 at 03:32PM
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Same-Sex Couples Can Now Adopt Children In All 50 States

huffingtonpost.com – A federal judge ruled Thursday that Mississippi’s ban on same-sex couples adopting children is unconstitutional, making gay adoption legal in all 50 states.  U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan issue…

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March 31, 2016 at 09:20PM
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The 6 states with the worst financial literacy

businessinsider.com – FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. The 6 least financially literate states (WalletHub) April is National Finan…

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March 31, 2016 at 05:38PM
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Eight Things Chinese Money Is Buying in America Right Now

bloomberg.com – Chinese companies, driven by favorable government policies and a desire to gain overseas assets, are on an unprecedented acquisition spree in the U.S. They’ve announced a record $40.5 billion of U….

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March 31, 2016 at 01:54PM
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California becomes first state in the nation to approve $15 minimum wage

mashable.com – California lawmakers on Thursday approved a historic piece of legislation that will raise the minimum wage from $10 to $15 per hour over the next six years, ushering the state to the forefront of a…

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March 31, 2016 at 08:23PM
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Why investors wait until April to fund their IRA

thestreet.com – Some investors are loath to fund their IRA until the last minute, waiting until shortly before the April 15 deadline, a practice that can affect the returns on their retirement portfolios. Although…

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March 31, 2016 at 05:50PM
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