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US: States Ask Supreme Court to Limit LGBT Protection

Case tests reach of ban on sex discrimination in workplace

US: Adoption and foster care laws, state by state

Foster care non-discrimination laws protect LGBT foster parents from discrimination by foster care agencies and officials. Some states permits state-licensed child welfare agencies to refuse to place and provide services to children and families, including LGBT people and same-sex couples, if doing so conflicts with their religious beliefs.

US: Alliance Defending Freedom is working to keep LGBTQ people from adopting children

Lawyers and allied attorneys from influential anti-LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) have been working to pass and defend legislation in at least five states that allows child welfare agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ people