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Philadelphia City Council approves landmark LGBT equality bill

The Philadelphia city council on Thursday approved a landmark LGBT equality bill that provides tax incentives to private employers who extend insurance to the same-sex partners of their employees, and strengthens legal rights and protections for LGBT citizens.

Phoenix approves LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination law

The Phoenix City Council approves a measure to expand the city’s anti-discrimination law to include protections for LGBT people in city contracts, housing, employment and public accommodations such as restaurants.