July 26, 2010
by Chris Blank | Kansas City Star
It’s relatively basic: Laws are created after the Legislature approves a bill and the governor signs it. But that is not the only way for chief executives to enact policy.
Gov. Jay Nixon used such an alternative method earlier this month, approving an executive order that expands Missouri’s nondiscrimination policies to cover people who are gay and those who served in the military.
June 18, 2010
by Rosemary Winters | Salt Lake City Tribune
Summit County has snagged the No. 6 spot on a growing list of Utah cities and counties that protect gay and transgender residents from discrimination.
This week, the Summit County Council voted unanimously, with two members absent but supportive, to pass two ordinances that forbid housing and employment discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
June 18, 2010
by Emory Bryan | KOTV-6
Before a packed house Thursday night, The Tulsa City Council approved a new employment policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. The policy applies to city employees in every aspect of employment.
June 3, 2010
from the Associated Press
The West Valley City Council has approved an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect gay and transgender residents from discrimination in housing and employment matters.
May 20, 2010
by Arrin Newton Brunson | Salt Lake City Tribune
In one motion, the Logan City Council on Tuesday night mandated that employers and landlords cannot discriminate against gays, lesbians or transgender people in the city limits.
March 26, 2010
by Andrew Harmon | the Advocate
If the allegations in a sexual orientation discrimination lawsuit against a Northern California police department are true, even the numerical code for a police station security gate had antigay significance.