Leon County Commission Votes on LGBT Human Rights Law Today

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Posted on March 23, 2010 - 8:03am by Anonymous.

The Leon County Commission is scheduled to take the first step toward the adoption of an LGBT anti-discrimination law. Please attend the 3pm commission meeting today or call commissioners directly:

Cliff Thaell
(850) 606-5367
aide: Martin Green 606-5377
[email protected]

Akin Akinyemi
(850) 606-5369
aide: Catherine Jones 606-5379
[email protected]

John Dailey
(850) 606-5363
aide: Jay Revell 606-5373
[email protected]

Brian Desloge
(850) 606-5364
Aide: Brenda Tanner 606-5374
[email protected]

Bill Proctor
(850) 606-5361
Aide: Regina Glee 606-5371
[email protected]

Jane Sauls
(850) 606-5362
Aide: Linda Summerlin 606-5372
[email protected]

DEC endorses Leon County Commission Proposed LGBT Human Rights Ordinance

Whereas, It is the right of all persons to be free from all forms of discrimination, including discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, and
Whereas, The LGBT Community in Leon County currently has no legal recourse for discrimination, and

Whereas, It is the intent of the Leon County Commission to provide protection against discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, and

Whereas, The Leon County Democratic Party supports the Leon County Commission in amending Chapter 9 by adding gender identity or expression to the Housing Code (which already includes sexual orientation), and

Whereas, The Leon County Democratic Party supports the Leon County Commission in extending protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression in the area of employment, and
Whereas, The Leon County Democratic Party supports the work of the Leon County Human Relations Advisory Board that advises the Commission on issues of concern, including those of the LGBT Community, and

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