Post Tagged with: "LGBT rights"
Positions are stark contrast to GOP policy. Meanwhile, undocumented immigrants to work and speak at DNC convention.
The party’s platform committee rejected repeated attempts by its own members to soften the GOP’s stance against the gay community — or even acknowledge discrimination — in the official party platform.
"With the filing of these two suits, EEOC is continuing to solidify its commitment to ensuring that individuals are not discriminated against in workplaces because of their sexual orientation."
The pious mainstream supports LGBT rights, does not like "religious freedom” laws.
Despite Chelsea Manning’s legal name change, the military had insisted on misgendering her.
Michigan gym franchise defends decision to revoke membership of woman who made transphobic complaint.
They join 354 other businesses/organizations in urging the Supreme Court to strike down the remaining 13 state bans on same-gender marriage.
In a first-of-its-kind ruling, a New Jersey Superior Court judge says that providers of conversion therapy who advertise that homosexuality can be cured are committing consumer fraud.
Representative Chris Smith made his comments in a House Subcommittee hearing about Nigeria, which bans same-gender marriage. See his exact words here.
The Illinois Department of Human Rights found substantial evidence that Exxon favored a straight applicant over a lesbian one—the latest chapter in Exxon’s history of anti-LGBT bias.
Roy Moore urges probate judges to continue to deny marriage licenses to same-gender couples—despite a federal judge’s ruling that the state’s ban is unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court will hear cases upholding bans on same-gender marriage, and could make same-gender marriage legal nationwide.
Saks Fifth Avenue’s Hypocrisy: ‘Gay-Friendly’ Company Claims Transgender People Don’t Have Civil Rights
Saks' employee handbook includes protection for gender identity, but in its lawsuit Saks claims “employee handbooks are not contracts as a matter of law.”
Critics say the show—about Mormon men attracted to men but married to women—sends the wrong message to LGBT youth.
Attorney General Eric Holder’s memo reverses the DOJ’s previous stance that Title VII does not protect workers against gender-identity discrimination.
After receiving pressure from a number of directions, organizers open the parade, which honors a Catholic saint, to LGBT groups.
Cummins, Marriott, Target and WellPoint very publicly make their position known on same-gender marriage.
Mozilla receives major backlash over its new anti-gay CEO, and his own employees ask him to step down. How are board members taking a stand?
Conservative activist Ben Carson says the LGBT community is entitled to the same rights as everyone else, but marriage is an “extra right” that crosses the line.
Disney’s decision to end funding is a reminder that the Boy Scouts continues to have a ban on LGBT scout leaders, despite repealing their ban on gay scouts. What other companies have also stopped their donations?
The Arizona State Legislature has become the first in the nation to pass a bill that essentially would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT people, but the measure has been vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer.
Backers say the bill is about protecting religious freedom, even though “domestic partnership” and “civil union” are mentioned in the wording.
Same-gender spouses will be allowed to invoke marital privilege to avoid testifying in a court case, among other rights.