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Vazzo v. Tampa

STATUS: Pending

Equality Florida seeks to defend the City of Tampa’s ban on the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy for minors against a lawsuit filed by Liberty Counsel, an anti-LGBT hate group. On January 12, 2018, a motion for Equality Florida to intervene was filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the National Center…

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Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

STATUS: Amicus Brief Filed

In 2012, Colorado residents David Mullins and Charlie Craig visited Masterpiece Cakeshop to order a cake for their upcoming wedding reception. Masterpiece owner Jack Phillips informed them that because of his religious beliefs, the store would not serve customers who wanted to order cakes to celebrate a same-sex couple’s wedding. The Colorado Civil Rights Commission…

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Legislation: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Federal

NCLR is committed to comprehensive and humane immigration reform that provides a pathway forward for the 11 million undocumented people living and working in this U.S., including at least 267,000 who identify as LGBT. NCLR is working closely with the broader immigration movement to develop and pass comprehensive immigration reform legislation that will create a…

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January 12, 2018

After Hate Group Sues Tampa to Overturn Prohibition of Dangerous Conversion Therapy for Minors, Equality Florida Files Motion to Defend the Ban Alongside the City of Tampa

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December 12, 2017

Statement from NCLR’s Kate Kendell on the Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

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