"LGBT legal discrimination protection"
This petition strives to encourage the passage of anti-discrimination protection ordinances for the LGBT community in the city of El Paso, Texas, for the following areas: Employment (prevent harassment or job termination); Housing (prevent house denial and eviction); Loans (prevent loan denial); Education (prevent denial of access to education); Federally funded programs (prevent denial of access to these programs). There are no consistent state laws in Texas protecting the LGBT community from discrimination in the previously mentioned areas. Thus far, only a few cities have taken steps to incorporate such protections for the LGBT community, including Forth Worth and Houston. El Paso should be next. The petition will be presented in conjunction with a proposal to the El Paso City council within the next few weeks.