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Waitress refuses to serve couple over transgender comments

Oct. 15, 2019 7:26 AM EDT

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A Fond du Lac woman says she was fired from a restaurant for refusing to serve a couple who were making disparaging comments about a transgender woman sitting at the bar. Brittany Spencer worked as a server at Fat Joe's Bar & Grill in Fond du Lac. Spencer says she went to her...

Second-largest city in Kansas bars LGBT discrimination

Oct. 8, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The second-largest city in Kansas has passed an ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The city council in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park voted 10-1 Monday to protect residents and employees from being denied housing, employment...

DC considers banning 'gay panic' defense

Sep. 20, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington, D.C., Council is considering legislation that would bar people charged with violent offenses from claiming they acted in self-defense after learning the victim was gay or transgender. WTOP-FM reports Council Chairman Phil Mendelson introduced the "Sexual Orientation and...