LGBT http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Public Opinion On Gay Marriage Shifting In Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/public-opinion-gay-marriage-shifting-wyoming <p></p><p>Public opinion in Wyoming has radically shifted toward legalizing same sex marriage in the last decade.&nbsp; Bills, both legalizing and banning, have been introduced in the state legislature. But nothing has passed.&nbsp; And lawmakers are slow to acknowledge the shift in public opinion. But as Wyoming Public Radio’s Erin Jones reports, the legislature might not be where the change happens.</p><p></p><p>ERIN JONES: State Representative Matt Greene grew up without gay marriage on his mind.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:46:25 +0000 Erin Jones 60528 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Public Opinion On Gay Marriage Shifting In Wyoming WY Senate defeats bill prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wy-senate-defeats-bill-prohibiting-discrimination-based-sexual-orientation <p>The State Senate defeated a bill that would have prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.&nbsp; It would have given gays and lesbians protections in the workplace.&nbsp; Opponents said it could have led to unfair burdens on employers and infringe on religious freedoms.&nbsp; Senator Chris Rothfuss says he’s sorry that the bill would be inconvenient for certain employers, but he added that was the point.&nbsp; But Baggs Senator Larry Hicks says the legislation would do little.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:55:23 +0000 Bob Beck 36040 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WY Senate defeats bill prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation