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SOTU Includes Brief Reference to LGBT Community

Last night President Obama took a brief moment in his fourth address to Congress to reference the LGBT community. “We will ensure equal treatment for all service members and equal benefits for their families—gay or straight,” said the President. Earlier … Continue reading

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Oregon Announces Trans-Inclusive Health Care Policies

Trans-Inclusive Health Care Brings Oregonians One Step Closer to Full Equality Every day, transgender people are denied access to health care they need based solely on who they are. In January, two significant policy changes were announced that will dramatically … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts of America Criticized for Gay Ban

(Reuters) – The Boy Scouts of America has delayed its vote until May but a national poll released on Wednesday showed the public has made up its mind, saying the youth group’s ban on gay members must end. By a margin of 55 percent … Continue reading

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Ketchum, ID Adopts Non-Discrimination Ordinance

The city of Ketchum has become the third city in Idaho to adopt a citywide non-discrimination ordinance that protects its LGBTQ residents. The Ketchum City Council unanimously passed the ordinance after a third reading during its January 22 meeting, and … Continue reading

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Boise Passes LGBTQ Anti-Discrimitation Ordinance

The following is from the Pride Foundation’s website, posted Tuesday, December 4th. The LGBTQ anti-discrimination ordinance was unanimously passed by Boise City Council 5-0. The citywide ordinance prohibits discriminatory acts in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on sexual orientation … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day at Moscow Farmer’s Market 2012

On Saturday, Sept. 8th the Latah County Human Rights Task Force sponsored Human Rights Day at the Moscow Farmer’s Market on Main St. This annual event is put on to help involve the community in various human rights topics. This … Continue reading

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Pullman/Moscow CROP Hunger Walk

This year’s CROP Walk is the 29th annual event and will be a 10Km (~6 miles) walk or run on Sunday, October 7th at 1:30 p.m. at the Chipman Trailhead on Bishop Blvd in Pullman at Quality Inn parking lot … Continue reading

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Pursuit of Justice Conference – Call for Papers

Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies, Gonzaga University Law School, and the Washington State Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System are sponsoring The Pursuit of Justice: Understanding Hatred, Confronting Intolerance, Eliminating Inequality Conference April 18-20, 2013.  Organizers … Continue reading

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Take Action Against Hate Banquet

Please join us at the Take Action Against Hate Banquet to honor this year’s Eva Lassman Take Action Against Hate awardees – Rev. Happy Watkins and the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations. Formed in 1981 as an all-volunteer … Continue reading

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