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Posted 5 years ago in Gay and Lesbian issues by Aaron Kase  
Cities Act To Protect LGBT Citizens When States Won’t

The city council of Boise, Idaho voted this month to extend anti-discrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment and public accommodations to its residents, the second city to legislate anti-bias measures in the staunchly conservative state. In the absence of state or federal protections, cities like Boise are filling in the blanks across the nation to stand up for the LGBT community. The hole is obvious: Federal civil rights laws protect citizens against discrimination based on …

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