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US: 7th Circuit judges seek mid-ground on gay bias claims

US: 7th Circuit judges seek mid-ground on gay bias claims

Some of the US Circuit Court of Appeals judges said they were leery of ‘extreme’ arguments in a case brought by a gay former church music director (Reuters) The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday appeared split, over whether an exemption from an anti-bias law for religious organisations applies to hostile work environment […]

UN – Landmark Resolution On Anti-Gay Bias, Ireland Among Supporters

UN – Landmark Resolution On Anti-Gay Bias, Ireland Among Supporters

The UN Human Rights Council resolution, passed on September 26, 2014, to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, is a critically important achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 25 human rights and other groups said today. The new resolution follows a June 2011 resolution by […]