lgbt workplace discrimination
Is it wise to come out at work when a majority of the states in the U.S. still don't have sexual orientation protections for queer employees?
The LGBT community is statistically one of the most discriminated against demographics in the world today. According to surveys
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."
By excluding LGBTQ people from broader inclusion initiatives, firms may unintentionally signal that the thought diversity out LGBTQ people bring to the workplace is less valuable than that of other underrepresented minorities.
It is still legal in 29 states to harass someone at work or fire them for being LGBT. Democrats in Congress have tried to