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Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether is the first mayor in South Dakota to join the Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Published by 99.1 KXLG on January 16, 2018 Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether is the first mayor in South Dakota to join the Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination
Who is Ed Lee? First Asian-American Mayor of San Francisco Dies Unexpectedly In Office Published by Newsweek on December 12, 2017 San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack at the age of 65.
HRC Mourns the Death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Published by The Registry on December 12, 2017 Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released the following statement upon news of the death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.
Local mayors sign amicus briefs supporting upcoming Supreme Court case Published by The Daily Tar Heel on November 7, 2017 Mayors of Carrboro and Chapel Hill have both signed amicus briefs in support of an upcoming anti-discrimination Supreme court case involving religious belief, free speech and gay rights.
Myrick presents in observance of National Coming Out Day Published by The Ithican on October 11, 2017 Mayor Svante Myrick informed the Ithaca College community about a new policy protecting transgender citizens that the City of Ithaca is creating and gave advice to community members about how to be allies for the LGBT community at his Oct. 10 presentation in observance of National Coming Out Day.
A Look At What Mayor Slay Has Done for the LGBT Community Published by PROMO Missouri on April 17, 2017 In his sixteen years as mayor, Mayor Francis Slay has shown his true love for St. Louis’ LGBT community.
Recently viewed: Article: Mayors against LGBT Discrimination: One Mayor’s Story Save Export Print Cite Mayors against LGBT Discrimination: One Mayor’s Story Published by Highbeam Research on April 6, 2017 Launched in 2016, Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination is described as a bipartisan coalition of municipal leaders dedicated to securing inclusive non-discrimination protections for all, including LGBT individuals, at all levels of government.
Mayor Stoney signs national pledge to fight LGBTQ discrimination Published by GayRVA on February 24, 2017 Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney gathered with members of the city’s LGBTQ community sign a pledge supporting LGBTQ nondiscrimination in the city.
Virginia Beach mayor signs pledge against LGBT discrimination Published by 10WAVY on February 15, 2017 Mayor Will Sessoms signed a pledge against LGBT discrimination Wednesday.
Four Georgia mayors join national coalition against LGBT discrimination Published by Georgia Voice on February 1, 2017 More than 100 mayors joined together on Jan. 18 to form the national Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination group. Among the members are Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed, Decatur’s Patricia Garrett, Ted Terry of Clarkston and Janquell Peters, mayor of East Point.
New England mayors join new national anti-discrimination coalition Published by Boston Spirit on January 30, 2017 New England is well represented within the newly formed organization Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination.
“Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination” formed to expand local protections amid Republican dominance of federal and state government Published by Proud Parenting on January 24, 2017 Vulnerable citizens across the country are turning to city hall in fear of a rollback of recent civil rights advances at the federal and state level.
175 Mayors begin coalition to fight LGBT discrimination Published by San Diego Gay and Lesbian News on January 23, 2017 Mayors from around the country want to stand up for LGBT rights on a municipal level and therefore have launched a bipartisan coalition called “Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination.”
Over 100 Mayors Unite Against LGBT Discrimination Days Before Inauguration Published by The Advocate on January 18, 2017 Two days before President-elect Donald J. Trump is to be inaugurated, 175 mayors from 42 states united on Wednesday to send a message: They will secure LGBT protections locally even if they're not advancing federally.
175 mayors launch new coalition against anti-LGBT discrimination Published by Washington Blade on January 18, 2017 With a new administration coming to power that may not be favor to LGBT rights, a new coalition launched on Wednesday for mayors seeking to combat anti-LGBT discrimination.