An editor is seeking legal advice after a printing firm refused to publish his magazine as it is aimed at the gay market. Danny Toner, the founder and editor of MyGayZine, an online magazine for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Northern Ireland , was hoping to produce the first print edition in June, to coincide with Belfast Pride. But after approaching a local printer for a quote he was "hurt and embarrassed" to receive an email refusing to work with the magazine because of its readership. Initially, Williamson, a former director of a local Christian bookshop , had replied: "Unfortunately due to the nature of the magazine we are unable to give a quote.
Refusal to print stationery containing the words "gay and lesbian" ruled discriminatory
Kentucky Supreme Court hears case of printer who refused to make LGBT pride T-shirt | TheHill
Justices unanimously rule that group bringing the case did not have standing to sue. The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a Christian print shop owner hit with a discrimination complaint, handing a victory to religious-freedom advocates fighting legal challenges that pit free-speech rights against anti-bias laws. The court ruled unanimously that the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization lacked standing under the local ordinance to bring a claim against Blaine Adamson, owner of Hands On Originals, after he refused in February to print shirts for the Lexington Pride Festival, citing his religious beliefs. The GLSO, a sponsor of the festival, filed a complaint with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission, which found that the printshop had violated the public-accommodation ordinance prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. In its opinion, however, the court dismissed the matter, affirming an earlier decision of the Fayette Circuit Court. In a concurring opinion, Justice David Buckingham said that Hands On Originals had declined 13 previous print requests deemed inappropriate or offensive, including orders from adult-entertainment shops, and that the printer did accept an order for a lesbian singer who performed at the festival. Campbell in a statement.
'Christian firm' refuses to print gay couple's invitations
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A Mobile printing company refused to print the edition, citing religious reasons. A Mobile printing company has refused to print an University of South Alabama magazine on religious grounds. Interstate Printing has been printing Due South magazine since , according to Boone. Reached by phone for comment, Interstate Printing hung up on AL. However, AL.