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Republicans kill spending bill over its LGBT protections

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

WASHINGTON — House Republicans unexpectedly sunk their own $37.4 billion water and energy spending bill on Thursday because it included a provision ensuring that people who work for government contractors can’t be fired for being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

The bill failed 112 to 305, with 130 Republicans and 175 Democrats opposing it.

SDSU ranked among top 50 LGBT-friendly campuses

San Diego State University has a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice. 

The commitment was recently recognized, as SDSU was ranked among the top 50 universities for LGBT students by College Choice, ranking 31 in the country. 

Openly gay man is now running the U.S. Army

Eric Fanning is now Secretary of the Army

Eric Fanning is America’s first openly gay Secretary of the Army; he is now the highest-ranking out, gay official in history to hold this prestigious military position.

Whole Foods cake accuser dismisses lawsuit

Pastor drops case against Whole Foods for homophobic cake icing.

As if it wasn’t already apparent, the gentleman who said he went into Whole Foods last month and got a cake with hate speech iced on it, has admitted it was all a hoax.

Jordan Brown claimed that his Whole Foods in Austin Texas was the site where a cake decorator added the word “fag” to his cake which was only supposed to say “Love Wins.”