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Restaurant pays $25,000 to LGBT patron after violent anti-gay attack

"The result sends a strong message: Violent and discriminatory behavior motivated by bias against lesbians, gay men, bisexuals or transgender people will not be tolerated. Businesses are not exempt from treating LGBT people with dignity and respect."

Maverick wins right to wear T-shirt to school

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio signed an agreed judgment order this week in favor of Maverick Couch, affirming the high school junior's First Amendment right to wear a T-shirt with the slogan "Jesus Is Not a Homophobe" to school on any day he chooses.

Judge: Gay student can wear ‘Jesus Is Not A Homophobe’ shirt for 1 day

“We’re glad that Maverick is able to wear his shirt on April 20th. However, a student’s First Amendment rights are not restricted to one day of the year – we will continue to fight until Maverick is allowed to express who he is on any day he chooses.”