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‘It Makes Us Feel Human’: LGBTQ Fund Fights for a Mississippi ‘Without Alienation’

LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi founder Sammy Moon considered moving away with his partner amid a raft of anti-LGBTQ legislation, but decided to stay and use his experience in philanthropy to make it a better place. The fund envisions a Mississippi in which “all LGBTQ Mississippians will live safely, openly and without alienation”—the opposite of Moon’s own experiences growing up.

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No ‘Safe Harbor’: LGBT Rights Group May Challenge HB 1523 After Bostock Ruling

After the Bostock ruling, the Campaign for Southern Equality wants to once aga challenge the Mississippi Religious Liberty Accommodations Act, also known as HB 1523, which grants individuals who cite certain religious beliefs about marriage or gender identity the right to discriminate against LGBT people in adoptions, hiring practices, housing, health-care coverage and certain medical services.

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