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Bakery under investigation for refusing wedding cake for same-sex couple

The Oregon Department of Justice is investigating a complaint that a bakery in Gresham, Ore., refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding, a possible violation of an Oregon law that prohibits discrimination in places of public accommodation.

HUD settles discrimination claim against Bank of America

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) settles a claim it brought against Bank of America for discriminating against a lesbian couple applying for a federally insured mortgage loan.

RGOD2: LGBT people face greater visibility, more persecution in 2013

While western democracies cheered at Secretary Clinton’s “gay rights are human rights” speech in Geneva a year ago, a significant coalition of national governments do not share the human rights framework as a basis for protecting their LGBT citizens.

In Brazil, trans woman stoned to death

A 39-year-old trans woman named Madonna is stoned to death in the city of Aracaju, Brazil.

VIDEO: Vermont couple who lost discrimination suit films anti-gay marriage ad in Maine

A Vermont couple who agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a lesbian couple from New York who claimed that their Inn refused to host their wedding reception because they were a same-sex couple, appear in a new ad advocating against same-sex marriage in neighboring Maine.

Missouri pastor's "anti-gay testimony" is not what it seems | VIDEO

This recently released video of the Rev. Dr. Phil Snyder, pastor at the Brentwood Christian Church, in Springfield, Mo., is, at first glance, not much different from the recent anti-gay rants of pastors. But the final seconds will catch you by surprise.