Social issues

LGBTQ discrimination remains major issue in 2013

By Alexa Epitropoulos |

The last thing Michael Shannon expected while attending a family wedding was to be discriminated against because of the person he loved.

Shannon was staying at a Clearwater hotel with his mother when he realized that several LGBTQ social networking sites and dating sites were blocked from the server. More than that, Shannon’s complaints were received with the manager’s assertion that it was a “family hotel.”