LGBT Center Eviction Barred As NJ Bias Suit Advances

By Bill Wichert (April 6, 2017, 8:53 PM EDT) -- A lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community center has won a New Jersey state court ruling allowing it to remain in a Neptune Township building while it pursues claims its landlord acted out of anti-LGBT bias last year in not renewing the lease, the organization's attorney said.

Superior Court Judge Dennis R. O'Brien on Tuesday granted QSpot LGBT Community Center's request for a preliminary injunction barring its eviction while the group's discrimination lawsuit proceeds against the Jersey Shore Arts Center and that outfit's president, according to QSpot attorney Michael T. G. Long.

"Pursuant to the lease and the court's order, we...

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