Puerto Rico Senate Passes Anti-Discrimination Bill

By: Friday May 17, 2013 9:44 am

The Senate of Puerto Rico passed an LGBT anti-discrimination bill on Thursday on a vote of 15-11. The bill (PS-238) would amend Puerto Rico’s existing anti-discrimination laws, adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the classes already protected against discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and government services. “The bill’s passage comes three days after [...]

Tell Puerto Rico: Do Not Eliminate Hate Crimes Protections

By: Thursday December 8, 2011 8:07 am

This is urgent, folks. Public hearings on the proposed revisions of the penal code are scheduled to take place today (Thursday) and Friday. Read Joe’s article below, then click this link and follow Ricky Martin’s lead by signing the petition. ~~Laurel Advocates Tell Puerto Rico: Do Not Eliminate Hate Crimes Protections Guest post by Joe [...]

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