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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Columbia, SC passes gender identity ordinance

From Pam's House Blend: Today the Columbia, South Carolina City Council voted unanimously to pass ordinances prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in housing and public accommodations. South Carolina Equality proposed these ordinances in January and the ordinances passed with little opposition.

According to the press release, Columbia is the first municipality in the state to pass comprehensive human rights ordinances in housing and public accommodations including sexual orientation and gender identity.

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