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Lesbian Couple Sues Senior Housing Community for Discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, National Center for Lesbian Rights lgray@nclrights.org / 215-983-3099 Missouri Lesbian Couple Sues Senior Housing Community for Discrimination NCLR says, “Mary and Bev were denied housing for one reason and one reason only—because they were married to each other rather than to men. This is exactly the type of sex discrimination the Fair Housing Act prohibits.”...

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Horton v. Midwest Geriatric Management

Mark Horton was offered a job as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Midwest Geriatric Management, LLC, only to have the offer withdrawn after the company learned he had a same-sex partner. A U.S. district court in Missouri dismissed his discrimination claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 based on a case from the 1980s stating that Title VII does not protect lesbian, gay, and bisexual people from discrimination. On March 14, 2018, NCLR, along with GLBTQ Legal Advocates...

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NCLR Win: Missouri Court Says Non-Bio Parent Can Seek Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Lauren Gray, Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099    Missouri Court of Appeals Says Non-Biological Parent Can Seek Custody Based on Significant, Bonded Relationship National Center for Lesbian Rights says, “What matters is the love and care a parent gives to her child, not biology”   (St. Louis, MO, October 3, 2017)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights...

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