Malta becomes first nation to protect gender identity, gender expression

Malta

According to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, the island nation of Malta is the first to add legal protections for intersex, trans and gender-diverse people to its laws to protect the bodily autonomy and civil equality of its citizens. Historic moment for trans and intersex people…

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Indiana legislator proposes adding LGBT anti-discrimination protections to pending legislation

Ed Delaney

Democratic Rep. Ed DeLaney of Indianapolis is proposing an amendment to one of several laws that must be voted on by the Indiana State Legislature before the end of the session that would amend Indiana law to provide protection against discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Hoosiers. The Indiana…

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Martinsville Considers Human Rights Ordinance

The leaders of Martinsville, Indiana are discussing adding a Human Rights Ordinance for their town, according to local news. The town has been chafing recently over the long-standing perception of the town as being racist and intolerant towards minority groups (a reputation that was fairly well-deserved, considering its history) and…

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Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. As a nonprofit organization, we do not charge…

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