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FDA’s Updated Blood Donation Ban Still Discriminatory

While the updated policy on eligible donors is a step in the right direction, work remains to be done.

Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

The 2016 presidential campaign has transformed into a battle between evangelicals and liberals.

Bullied child

Study: Bullying of Gay Kids Starts Early and Often

The research shows gay, lesbian or bisexual youths are bullied more than other children even long before they identify their sexuality.

3 Key Practices to Increase Retention Rates of Diverse Employees

Michele G. Green, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Prudential Financial, offers best practices for increasing the retention rates of employees from underrepresented groups.

LGBT Inclusion in the Workplace: EY to Host Free Webcast Panel Discussion from London

During a live webcast, a panel of executives will discuss the findings of a multi-company think tank convened by EY to explore leading practices on LGBT inclusion in the corporate sector.

North Dakota State Rep. Randy Boehning

Anti-LGBT Legislator Caught on Gay Dating App Grindr

A gay-bashing state lawmaker from North Dakota’s hypocrisy is outed when his profile on the popular gay dating app is revealed.


Gay-bashing Lawmakers on the Attack Despite Big Gains in LGBT Acceptance

With the inevitability of marriage equality setting in, anti-LGBT legislators press harder to discriminate on a variety of regulations.

Rep. Bill Flores

GOP Congressman Links Gay Marriage to Baltimore

Rep. Bill Flores ignores institutional racism responsible for the protests in Baltimore in order go after same-gender marriage.

Hourly workers

The Value of Getting Hourly Workers into Employee Resource Groups

Engaging diversity and inclusion through resource groups among hourly workers adds value to both them and the business.

Giorgio Armani: Don’t Dress Gay

Fashion mogul Giorgio Armani under fire after his hateful comments about gay men and their fashion choices.

Porter Novelli Profits on Gay Bashing as Indiana’s Taxpayers Shell Out to Cover Up Gov. Pence’s Mess

Public relations firm takes $2 million from Indiana to “fix” its image despite the state government’s ongoing resistance to protecting LGBT citizens.

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Indiana’s RFRA ‘Fix’ Doesn’t End Discrimination

EY's Global Vice Chair, Public Policy Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak makes the case against anti-LGBT discrimination.

LGBT & U.S. flags, discrimination

Red State Support for Gay Discrimination Continues

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio Oklahoma has joined the discriminatory ranks of Indiana and Alabama in its latest bill passed by the Senate. According to the state’s bill, popular ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft reserve the right to refuse passengers who identify as transgender or gay: “ shall adopt a policy …

U.S. Supreme Court

Even Lawyers Are Beginning to ‘Get It’

Top law firms are largely staying away from representing bigotry – because it hurts recruiting.

President Barack Obama

Obama Gets Behind Banning LGBT ‘Conversion’ Therapy

The president pushes for the ban of the controversial practice that purports to ‘cure’ LGBT youths and updates White House restroom accommodations for staffers.

Two millennial women

Survey: Millennials Identify as LGBT Much More than Previous Generations

A study of millennials suggests they are much more open about their own sexual identity, and businesses and policymakers should pay heed.

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long and Speaker of the House Brian Bosma

Indiana Companies Support Amendment to RFRA

Companies that fought Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, including Eli Lilly and Company and Anthem, are applauding the proposed revisions

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

Walmart Helps Convince Arkansas Gov. to Wait on Anti-LGBT Bill

Walmart’s powerful voice weighed in its home state against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, helping to push the governor to send the bill back to the legislature.