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SCOTUS: Federal Law Protects LGBTQ Workers

(CNN) The Supreme Court made a landmark ruling Monday protecting LGBTQ people from job discrimination. On a six to three vote, the court ruled the Civil Rights Act covers gay and transgender workers. The Supreme Court action is expected…

100 Cities File SCOTUS Brief Supporting Gay Rights

(CNN) - Cities across the country are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect LGBTQ rights. Nearly 100 mayors signed a 'friend of the court' brief for three upcoming supreme court cases involving workplace discrimination. The cases center on…

Human Rights Campaign Reacts to Trans Rollbacks

San Francisco, Ca (KPIX) - The human rights campaign wants the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people. According to a memo obtained by the New York Times; the Department of Health…

LGBTQ Group is a First for the Opelika Christmas Parade

The Auburn-based organization Pride on the Plains plans to don their spirit during this coming Saturday's Christmas Parade. This will be the first time that an LGBTQ-focused organization participates in the parade. The board members for Pride on the…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

President Trump announces via Twitter that Transgender Americans will no longer be allowed to serve as members of the U.S. military. WLTZ's Mallory Hagan shows responses from viewers and others online via Trending…

Atlanta Installs Rainbow Crosswalks

Atlanta, GA (WSB) - Atlanta crews installed a rainbow crosswalks on a busy intersection this weekend. The rainbow crosswalk first appeared in 2015, but crews removed them after the gay pride festivities. Now, Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed has signed off…

New Rules for Transgender Persons & Military Service

Transgender people may have to wait six months before they are allowed to enlist in military service. Persons who are transgender have been able to serve openly in the miliary since last year. However, the services were given a deadline…

Instagram Celebrates Pride 2017 with New Tools and Stickers

(CNN) - Instagram is getting the rainbow treatment for pride month. The social media site announced a new set of tools to celebrate pride 2017. For June on, Instagram is offering new pride stickers, including rainbow-tinted shades and a rainbow…

Mayor Tomlinson to Attend Rise Above HIV Benefit

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial is much more than just a memorial. The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial serves as a community mobilization campaign to raise social consciousness about HIV and AIDS. With 33 million people living with HIV With 33…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

President Donald Trump's administration formally rescinded past guidance on transgender bathroom protections in public schools. Today, #protecttranskids is trending. President Bbama instructed public schools that they must allow transgender students to use…