If States Got LGBT-Friendlier, They Could Earn Billions

January 8, 2018

If LGBT citizens. As the state-level Williams Institute numbers start to add up nationwide, its becoming clear that legislators dont just cost their states big money by passing attention-grabbingand North Carolinas HB 2; they are also losing out on potentially billions of dollars by failing to pass laws that protect LGBT people. Those invisible costs of inaction are hard to estimateand even harder to convey to the public. The boycotts…


Farewell to the Kentucky Judge Who Wouldnt Hear LGBT Adoption Cases

December 23, 2017

The next Kim Davis has already come and gone. As the Courier-Journal reported on Tuesday, the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission, by a unanimous vote of 5-0, found family court Judge W. Mitchell Nance guilty of judicial misconduct for refusing to hear same-sex adoption casesa decision that briefly thrust Nance into the national spotlight back in April. The Kentucky code of Judicial Conduct requires Judges to fairly and impartially decide cases…