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Springfield, Ohio Rejects LGBT Housing and Job Equality Protections

The city council of Springfield, Missouri rejected a measure extending anti-discrimination protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment and public accommodations, this week.   

Watch below as the CBS local affiliate news anchor uses anti-gay code and calls the ordinance “special protections” instead of “being included in current protections that cover people of color and religious affiliation” which it should rightfully be described as.

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Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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