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Puerto Vallarta Sheraton Tells ‘Mr. Gay Canada’ Josh Rimer and His Fiancé it Won’t Host a Wedding Between Two Men: WATCH

Mr. Gay Canada 2019 Josh Rimer and his fiancé Heath wanted to have their wedding at the Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center in the popular Mexican LGBTQ resort destination of Puerto Vallarta but the hotel told them that it won’t host a same-sex wedding. View this post on Instagram One year later we returned to the same place where Heath proposed to me. We’re still engaged and still planning our wedding, but in the meantime enjoying being fiancés. • • • • #calgarypride #pride2019 #pride #gaypride #gaycalgary #loveislove #husbands...
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New Studies Show Discrimination Widely Reported by Women, People of Color and LGBTQ Adults

Photo by Levi Saunders on Unsplash In recent years, U.S. public opinion has been divided about the existence and seriousness of racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination. Amid growing racial divides in civil and political views, our research team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in partnership with NPR and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, asked 3,453 adults about their experiences of discrimination. We surveyed adults who identified as members of six groups often underrepresented in public opinion research: blacks, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans, women and LGBTQ adults....
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New Studies Show Discrimination Widely Reported by Women, People of Color and LGBTQ Adults

Photo by Levi Saunders on Unsplash In recent years, U.S. public opinion has been divided about the existence and seriousness of racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination. Amid growing racial divides in civil and political views, our research team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in partnership with NPR and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, asked 3,453 adults about their experiences of discrimination. We surveyed adults who identified as members of six groups often underrepresented in public opinion research: blacks, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans, women and LGBTQ adults....
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Bank manager told straight employee he would only be promoted if he was gay or bisexual

A former employee of a major bank has claimed that he was told by his boss that he had “no hope” for promotion because he was not gay or bisexual. According to the Ottawa Citizen, Aaren Jagadeesh worked as a financial services representative for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in Toronto. He claimed that he was denied promotions 17 times because he is straight, and was told he in a one-to-one meeting with his manager in 2015 that he had “no hope” unless he joined a “group” of...
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Republican Christian fired for coming out as transgender has powerful message for bigots hiding behind religion

A lifelong Republican voter and conservative Christian has written a powerful piece about why the fight for transgender rights must cut across religious and political divides. Trans woman Erin Dotten, who was fired six months after coming out as trans at work and was told she was fired because of her transition, wrote for the Miami Herald about the recent LGBT+ employment discrimination cases heard by the US Supreme Court. “These cases — which will decide whether federal law protects LGBTQ people from workplace discrimination — are incredibly high stakes,”...
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Father Praises Utah School for Firing Teacher Who Went on 10 Minute Rant Telling His Son ‘Homosexuality Is Wrong’

A Utah father is praising his son’s school after the boy and his classmates were forced to endure a 10-minute anti-gay rant from a substitute teacher claiming “homosexuality is wrong.” Louis van Amstel explained in a Facebook video (below) the teacher “asked all the kids what they’re thankful for” before the Thanksgiving holiday for a lesson on gratitude. Van Amstel says his son said “he’s thankful that he’s finally being adopted by his two dads.” He says the substitute teacher gave her “very clear opinion that ‘two men is wrong,...
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Police officer told to ‘tone down gayness’ may not get $19 million in damages as county argues discrimination is fine

A gay police officer was told he would receive $19 million in damages from his employer after he was told to “tone down” his sexuality to get a promotion but the municipality is now appealing, arguing that the discrimination was OK. Sergeant Keith Wildhaber, an officer within Missouri’s St Louis County Police Department, filed a lawsuit in 2017 after he was passed over for promotion to lieutenant despite 15 years’ service. According to Wildhaber’s lawsuit, a member of the St Louis County Board of Police Commissioners had told him: “The...
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‘DWTS’ Dancer’s Son Told ‘Homosexuality is Wrong’ After Telling Teacher He’s Thankful for Being Adopted by His Gay Dads: VIDEO

Dancing with the Stars dancer Louis van Amstel’s 11-year-old son was given a heartbreaking introduction to homophobia last week after telling his substitute teacher that he’s thankful he’s being adopted by his two gay dads. The incident took place at Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills, south of Salt Lake City, during a pre-Thanksgiving exercise in which the teacher asked the fifth grade class what they are thankful for. The Salt Lake Tribune reports: “Some of the kids had said turkey and mashed potatoes. One girl mentioned her dog. Another...
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Police officers repeatedly drug tested for the sole reason of being gay win discrimination case

Four gay police officers have won a discrimination case after they were required to undergo six months of drug testing because they were “presumed to engage in drug use by reason of their homosexuality”. According to ABC, Christopher Sheehy, Steven Rapisarda, Shane Housego and Christian McDonald said they were investigated for drug use because of the “homophobic culture” among seniors in New South Wales Police, Australia. The investigation was started by then-commander Simon Hardman in 2015 when a fifth man tested positive for ecstasy and speed. Hardman said “further suspicion”...
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