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TD Bank, Hilton, Accenture, Kellogg’s and Others Demand North Carolina Repeal Radical New Anti-LGBT Law
Letter from major business leaders to be delivered by HRC President Chad Griffin and Equality NC Executive Director Chris Sgro to Gov. Pat McCrory.
Companies, including several DiversityInc Top 50, threatened to leave the state if the law passed.
"This legislation is literally the most anti-LGBT legislation in the country."
WACHOWSKI BROTHERS NOW SISTERS! ‘Matrix’ Co-Directors Now Both Publicly Transgender Following Media Pressure
Lilly Wachowski: "... you have to face the hard reality of living the rest of your life in a world that is openly hostile to you.”
It is still legal to fire someone for being gay in 32 states. The Equality Act would end employee discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Global agricultural company joins group of leading U.S. employers that support the Equality Act.
The bill's sponsor said it could even protect the rights of the KKK.
Judge closes “gay conversion therapy” saying views on homosexuality are scientifically discredited, “like the notion that the Earth is flat and the sun revolves around it.”
Incoming Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to issue an order protecting LGBT state workers and government contractors from discrimination in the workplace.
A Utah judge reversed his decision to remove the couple’s foster child from their home, but organizations are actively seeking his impeachment.
Members of the Mormon Church take a stand against new policy.
A lawsuit filed this month may be even bigger than marriage equality for the LGBT community.
“A group that regularly portrays gay people as perverse, diseased pedophiles putting Western civilization at risk are way, way over the line,” said Mark Potok, a senior official from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Waylon Smithers, personal assistant to a billionaire nuclear power plant owner, has withheld his feelings for decades.
Eric Fanning’s nomination furthers Obama’s policy of adding diversity to top government posts; to critics, Fanning’s military career overshadowed by his sexual orientation.
In a mind-boggling interview, Caitlyn Jenner competes with Trump for the ability to win the prize for compound insults.
The head of security for Accenture’s Federal Services
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan on Tuesday became the first openly transgender person to work for the White House.
Study shows that white, hetero males dominate and women hardly speak.
Marriage equality is just one of many battles the LGBT community has to face – including workplace discrimination.
States must treat gay couples the same as heterosexuals.
The site’s significance helped propel the modern LGBT movement.
Unlike the tepid welcome to the LGBT community by Gov. Pence, Indianapolis Mayor Ballard embraces his role as the first sitting mayor to lead the city’s Pride March.
Despite increasing awareness and visibility of transgender people, a majority of states scored poorly on transgender equality, which has implications for future labor recruitment.