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Augusta ranked lowest among Georgia cities for treatment of LGBT community

...government scored 10 out of a possible 100 points in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Municipal Equality Index, the lowest...bringing investments to Alabama," Graham said.Human Rights Campaign's report cited the value to cities of embracing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-01/augusta-ranked-lowest-am
Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

...their identity at work, according to a study by Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest gay-rights group.Cook's...countless lives," said Chad Griffin, the president of Human Rights Campaign. "Apple has consistently fought for the LGBT community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/apple-ceo-tim-cook-publicl
Former Gamecock Ace Sanders facing four-game suspension for violating NFL's substance abuse program

...spectacular catch against his helmet was a key play in the team's 2008 Super Bowl upset of undefeated New England.The Human Rights Campaign blasted the hiring of Tyree for his past comments in which he expressed anti-gay views. Tyree said in 2011 that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-22/former-gamecock-ace-sanders-f
Resignation of Mozilla CEO raises free speech concerns

...to do this. It's a bad, self-inflicted blow. And all of us will come to regret it."Fred Sainz of the Human Rights Campaign, a national gay-rights group, took issue with Sullivan."I don't believe this is a question of suppressing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-06/resignation-mozilla-ceo-ra
Paine College hosts inaugural Hate Crime Prevention forum

...made his statement brief and to the point."A hate crime isn't directed towards a specific individual," the Human Rights Campaign council member said. "It's a message sent to an entire group of people."With nearly three dozen local residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-03/paine-college-hosts-inaug
Augusta earns low mark on gay, lesbian equality scorecard

Augusta is falling behind on the path towards gay equality, according to a Human Rights Campaign scorecard measuring inclusivity released this week.The city scored 12 out of 100 possible points on the Municipality Equality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-21/augusta-earns-low-mark-g
Employers examine benefits after gay-marriage ruling

...Fortune 500 companies already offer same-sex domestic partner health benefits, according to the gay advocacy group Human Rights Campaign.Several companies that already offer domestic partner benefits said they did not plan any immediate changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-05/employers-examine-benefits
Same-sex part of reform bill pains bishops

...Hispanic Caucus include the same-sex partners of Americans among those who would be eligible for visas. The Human Rights Campaign and other gay advocates welcomed the recognition, arguing current laws unfairly treat people in gay or lesbian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-02-08/same-sex-part-reform-bil
Pair of openly-gay athletes to be part of US delegation at Sochi Games

...sign to see openly-gay representatives in the delegation," said Michael Cole-Schwartz, spokesman for the Human Rights Campaign, which recently sent a letter urging Obama to include gays and lesbians in the delegation. "Hopefully it sends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-17/pair-openly-gay-athletes
Hate crime bill would raise penalties for attacks

...that the Lord gave them or some circumstances they could not avoid," he said. South Carolina, Georgia, Indiana, Arkansas and Wyoming are the only states that have no hate-crime legislation, according to the Human Rights Campaign.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/13/met_540709.shtml
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