lgbt workplace discrimination

Queer Voices
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?
Business
The LGBT community is statistically one of the most discriminated against demographics in the world today. According to surveys
Politics
Some couldn't accept a provision that prevents government contractors from firing people for being gay.
Politics
They passed a "religious liberty" measure that would let federal contractors refuse to do business with gay people.
Entertainment
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 Voices
Queer women continue to be disadvantaged in an environment that often doesn't even let them in the door.
Queer Voices
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.
Queer Voices
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.
Politics
"Until today, it was discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability and status as a protected
Queer Voices
Today, President Obama's Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination goes into effect. It prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Politics
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.
Politics
Some of our inquiries may not have reached the right people, especially since it's the start of a new session of Congress
Queer Voices
Currently, there is no U.S. federal law that adequately protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers from employment discrimination. But King has no plans to retire, at least not off the court.
Queer Voices
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.
Politics
In Congress, legislation to remedy this gap has passed the Senate but stalled in the GOP-controlled House. The Employment
Queer Voices
"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.