U.S. House passes LGBTQ rights bill over GOP opposition

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers on Friday voted to approve sweeping legislation aimed at barring discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, in spite of broad opposition from House Republicans. In a major victory for LGBTQ rights advocates, the House approved the bill, dubbed the Equality Act, by a vote of 236-173, including eight … Continue reading U.S. House passes LGBTQ rights bill over GOP opposition