Florida Is Punishing Disney For Opposing Bad Policy

By Terrance Turner April 21, 2022 The Parental Rights In Education bill (widely known as the "Don't Say Gay" bill) has led to a showdown between Disney and Florida government. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed the legislation into law on March 28. The law became controversial because of its vague restrictions on classroom instruction … Continue reading Florida Is Punishing Disney For Opposing Bad Policy

Gov. Abbott Sparks Outrage (Again) After Latest Move

By Terrance Turner Feb. 23, 2022 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sent a letter to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services yesterday, directing the agency to conduct "prompt and thorough investigation" of what he called "gender-transitioning procedures" for transgender youth. The move comes just a day after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a … Continue reading Gov. Abbott Sparks Outrage (Again) After Latest Move

Supreme Court Rules That 1964 Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Workers

States in gray were states where one could be fired for being LGBT. (Photo via Fast Company.) In a shocking, landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 this morning that the 1964 Civil Rights Act (and its Title VII) protects LGBT workers from workplace discrimination. This means that it is now illegal to fire an … Continue reading Supreme Court Rules That 1964 Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Workers