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Southern Poverty Law Center

Georgia accused of sentencing transgender woman to "torture"

Georgia's prison officials will have to explain themselves in court if they continue to refuse hormone therapy to transgender inmates, warns a letter delivered to the state's Department of Corrections on Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an advocacy group based in Alabama.

Mississippi town rejected gay bar out of bias, lawsuit alleges

Southern Poverty Law Center on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit accusing Shannon's mayor, Board of Aldermen, and the town itself, of an unconstitutional denial of Newton's application, motivated by prejudice toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Report: Leader of anti-gay hate group under investigation by FBI

Four-term Loudoun County Virginia, Supervisor Eugene A. Delgaudio (R-Sterling, Va.), one of the Washington region’s most controversial politicians and head of the Public Advocate of the United States, a Southern Poverty Law Center-declared anti-gay hate group, is under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for questionable campaign fund raising practices, reported the Washington Post.