TITLE

New gay civil rights law takes effect

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Gay & Lesbian Times;6/15/2006, Issue 964, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a gay civil rights law has took effect after foes of the measure were not able to submit enough voter signatures to force a public vote in Olympia, Washington. The measure adds sexual orientation to a state law that forbid discrimination in housing, employment, insurance, and credit. It makes the Washington the 17th state having laws that protect gays and lesbians, and the seventh to protect transgender people.
ACCESSION #
21383915

 

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