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Hilton Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Hilton Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Hilton earns a perfect score on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index for fourth consecutive year.

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Gay Workplace Discrimination Case

Texas Could Lose $8.5 Billion if Anti-LGBT Legislation is Passed: Study

A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.

Hate Group Senior Fellow Named Trump's Domestic Policy Adviser

Hate Group Senior Fellow Named Trump’s Domestic Policy Adviser

Ken Blackwell, Trump's domestic policy adviser, is a senior fellow at the anti-LGBT Family Research Council and believes gays "can be reformed" like arsonists or kleptomaniacs.

2016 Deadliest Year on Record for U.S. Transgender People, Campaigners Say

2016 Deadliest Year on Record for U.S. Transgender People, Campaigners Say

Transgender people and activists fear violence will only get worse under a Trump presidency.

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Federal Court Issues Historic Ruling Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Court agrees with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s position that sexual orientation discrimination is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Civil Rights of 1964.

GLAAD Report: LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

GLAAD said some TV characters and storylines still portrayed the LGBT community in a negative or stereotypical way and added that numbers only tell part of the story.

LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

Statistically, the LGBT community is already more vulnerable to abuse and violence than the general population — and discrimination and other barriers complicate the reporting process.

Louisiana Attorney General Wins Court Victory in Fight Against Gay Rights Order

Louisiana Attorney General Wins Court Victory in Fight Against Gay Rights Order

Jeff Landry, Louisiana's attorney general, announced he received clearance that allows for legal discrimination against LGBT workers in Louisiana.

Transgender Voters May Face Problems Voting in U.S. Election, Activists Say

Transgender Voters May Face Problems Voting in U.S. Election, Activists Say

Strict voter ID laws in some states may cause complications for transgender people trying to vote in the November election.

Wyndham Donates to the Center and Zebra Coalition in Orlando

Wyndham Donates to the Center and Zebra Coalition in Orlando

The Center offers various support channels and social programs while increasing understanding and acceptance of the LGBT community.

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS

North Carolina Loses College Sports Championships Over ‘Bathroom’ Law

The state's refusal to be inclusive of transgender citizens in its bathroom laws continues to prove bad for business and reputation.

Marriott First International Hotel Brand Honored by Colombian LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Marriott First International Hotel Brand Honored by Colombian LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The Colombian chamber awarded the most “Friendly Biz” certification to Marriott.

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Hollywood — Not a Man? Not White? Don’t Bother.

A new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative confirms that inequality is still alive and well in Hollywood.

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Partial Win in Fight Over North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Law

Federal judge rules North Carolina's university system must allow transgender students and employee to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Obama's Transgender Bathroom Policy Blocked

Transgender Equality Embraced as U.S. Judge Blocks Obama’s Bathroom Policy

As Target and General Services Administration embrace trans equality, Texas judge brings it to a halt.

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Party leaders calling the issues critical for human rights and economic benefits.

NBA pulls All-Star game from Charlotte

North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Stance Forces NBA to Move All-Star Game

Lawmakers ignore lessons learned in other states of the business benefits of diversity, with hundreds of millions of dollars lost.

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Pentagon Ends Ban on Transgender Troops

The policy allowing transgender people to serve openly not only “is the right thing to do,” but also benefits the military’s ability to recruit and retain the best talent.

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Stonewall Inn Becomes First National Monument to Honor Gay Rights

This weekend’s pride parades paid tribute to victims of violence and celebrated marriage equality.

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Trump Courts Anti-LGBT Hate Groups After Standing with Gay Community

During a private meeting in New York today Trump will meet "the most bigoted, most homophobic and most influential anti-LGBT advocates in the United States."

One Year After Charleston Shooting: A Victim’s Granddaughter Says ‘Hate Won’t Win’

Alana Simmons tells DiversityInc how her organization and Dr. Bernice A. King will commemorate the deaths of the Emanuel 9.

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GOP Blocks LGBT Rights Amendment Days After Orlando Shooting

After Republican leaders claimed to “stand in solidarity” with the LGBT community following the tragedy in Orlando, GOP leaders rejected a proposal to protect LGBT people from discrimination.

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AT&T Launches 4th Annual Live Proud Campaign

Friends, allies and members of the LGBT community are invited to participate in AT&T’s Live Proud campaign to celebrate awareness and empowerment for the LGBT community, and enter to win a trip to Palm Springs Pride Week in November.

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Hypocrisy Reigns in Orlando Aftermath

Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.