Follow Boise Weekly's Coverage of Historic Add the Words Hearing

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NIne years in the making, Add the Words advocates woke up to what they called an historic day Monday, January 26, headed to the Idaho Capitol, and promptly filled sign-up sheets in anticipation of testifying in the first-ever hearing on a proposal that would see the words "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" added to the Idaho Human Rights Act.

For the first time during the 2015 session of the Idaho Legislature, lawmakers walked into the Statehouse to see the halls filled, buzzing with anticipation of the hearing.

Boise Weekly's news team is covering the events leading up to the hearing as well as the testimony, and you can follow our "storified" coverage below:


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