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Religious Right Groups Add To The Transgender Community’s Burdens

The National Center for Transgender Equality recently released results from the largest survey ever taken of transgender people in America – 27,715 respondents – and the data makes for grim reading. 

Dismissed Atlanta Fire Chief Sues For Discrimination

Former fire chief Kelvin Cochran has sued the city of Atlanta and its mayor, Kasim Reed, for firing him over his proselytism in the workplace.

Cochran, author of an evangelistic tome titled Who Told You That You Were Naked?, was let go after he distributed copies of the stridently anti-gay volume to staff.

Beware Of Mormons Bearing Gifts: Why The LDS Gay Rights ‘Compromise’ Isn’t Useful

The leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) made quite a splash last week when they announced they would support a law banning discrimination against LGBTQ people – with one condition.

Some analysts hailed the move. A few headlines writers even got a little carried away and asserted that the church had endorsed gay rights or forged a compromise that other conservative religious groups could use.