Entry #6187: LGBT discrimination in United States

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RegionUnited States
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusIllegal in some contexts
Start DateJan 1, 2011
End DateAug 7, 2018
Descriptionsexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . Nationwide state employment anti-discrimination laws pending. Nationwide employment Discrimination protection pending. Nationwide hate crime law pending.
Sourceshttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps http://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps/non_discrimination_laws https://www.justice.gov/crt/matthew-shepard-and-james-byrd-jr-hate-crimes-prevention-act-2009-0


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End Date2018-07-262018-08-07
Notesexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . Nationwide state employment anti-discrimination laws pending. Nationwide employment Discrimination protection pending. sexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . Nationwide state employment anti-discrimination laws pending. Nationwide employment Discrimination protection pending. Nationwide hate crime law pending.

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Notesexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . Nationwide state employment anti-discrimination laws pending. sexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . Nationwide state employment anti-discrimination laws pending. Nationwide employment Discrimination protection pending.

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End Date2018-07-202018-07-26

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End Date2018-06-202018-07-20

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End Date2018-06-062018-06-20
Sourceshttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps https://www.justice.gov/crt/matthew-shepard-and-james-byrd-jr-hate-crimes-prevention-act-2009-0http://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps http://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps/non_discrimination_laws https://www.justice.gov/crt/matthew-shepard-and-james-byrd-jr-hate-crimes-prevention-act-2009-0

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End Date2018-05-032018-06-06
Notesexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . sexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . Nationwide state employment anti-discrimination laws pending.

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Notesexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . In 29 states and DC have state discrimination protections. In 20 states and DC have state Employment discrimination protections. In 20 states and dc have state housing discrimination protections. In 19 states and dc have public accommodations anti discrimination protection for gender identity and expression. sexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 .

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Notesexual orientation considered an aggravated circumstance. Missing federal housing discrimination protections, Employment discrimination protections. sexual orientation and gender identity considered an aggravated circumstance. Sexual orientation and gender identity is covered under the Matthew Shepard and James Bird Act under subsection (a)2 . In 29 states and DC have state discrimination protections. In 20 states and DC have state Employment discrimination protections. In 20 states and dc have state housing discrimination protections. In 19 states and dc have public accommodations anti discrimination protection for gender identity and expression.
Sourceshttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps/non_discrimination_lawshttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps https://www.justice.gov/crt/matthew-shepard-and-james-byrd-jr-hate-crimes-prevention-act-2009-0

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End Date2018-03-192018-05-03
NoteMissing federal discrimination protection.sexual orientation considered an aggravated circumstance. Missing federal housing discrimination protections, Employment discrimination protections.

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End Date2018-02-122018-03-19
NoteComplete protections from under state employment to a degree, federal protections under sex discrimination protections. missing protections for federal Employees. As well as people that are ex contractors.Missing federal discrimination protection.
SourcesNohttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality-maps/non_discrimination_laws

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NoteComplete protections from under state employment to a degree, federal protections under sex discrimination protections. missing protections for federal Employees.Complete protections from under state employment to a degree, federal protections under sex discrimination protections. missing protections for federal Employees. As well as people that are ex contractors.

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End Date2017-12-242018-02-12

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End Date2017-12-092017-12-24
NoteComplete protections from under state employment to a degree, federal protections under sex discrimination protections. under a ruling from the national housing department. Complete protections from under state employment to a degree, federal protections under sex discrimination protections. missing protections for federal Employees.

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ValueIllegalIllegal in some contexts
End Date2017-11-062017-12-09
NoteComplete protections. Complete protections from under state employment to a degree, federal protections under sex discrimination protections. under a ruling from the national housing department.

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End Date2017-10-012017-11-06
NoteMissing federal housing protections. Covered partialy by ruling by HUD. Complete protections.

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ValueIllegal in some contextsIllegal

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NoteMissing federal housing protections Missing federal housing protections. Covered partialy by ruling by HUD.

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Notemissing Housing protections federally.Missing federal housing protections

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End Date2017-09-302017-10-01

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