lgbt workplace discrimination
Some couldn't accept a provision that prevents government contractors from firing people for being gay.
They passed a "religious liberty" measure that would let federal contractors refuse to do business with gay people.
Films like Straight Out of Compton, 12 Years a Slave, Selma, Milk, Letters from Iwo Jima are important stories to tell and do fantastic jobs of highlighting minorities. Yet these films that focus on minorities have a tendency to ghettoize and stereotype diverse actors.
Queer women continue to be disadvantaged in an environment that often doesn't even let them in the door.
The average LGBT person in Michigan is sick and tired of waiting for the legislature to do something. Unlike the folks working at Equality Michigan, not all of us have the luxury of waiting years and years for a solution, because many of us are in hostile workplaces right now.
"They saw the writing on the wall."
"Until today, it was discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability and status as a protected
Change is needed to improve economic security and equal opportunity for all women -- including LGBT women. Laws prohibiting discrimination against women need to be strengthened and expanded to include LGBT people.
Some of our inquiries may not have reached the right people, especially since it's the start of a new session of Congress
Over the course of these past weeks, I have experienced more profound doubt about my gender transition than at any other time since I earnestly began my journey last December. As the anniversary approaches, I cannot help but notice the gradual yet significant decline in social acceptance, which appears to correlate with becoming visibly further feminized.
In Congress, legislation to remedy this gap has passed the Senate but stalled in the GOP-controlled House. The Employment
"LGBT Diversity: Show Me the Business Case," the new report from the largest global LGBT research initiative, LGBT2020, reveals what life in 2014 is like for LGBT Americans at work. And, unfortunately, the news from the U.S. workplace is not that good.