Tag: Anthem

Indiana Legislators Refuse to Consider LGBT Discrimination

By Michael Nam Despite the massive backlash the state of Indiana and Gov. Mike Pence received following the passage of its “religious freedom” law that would further protect businesses that discriminate against LGBT people, the legislators in Indiana decided not to investigate the issue of anti-LGBT discrimination in its state…

Even Lawyers Are Beginning to 'Get It'

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock As high profile anti-discrimination cases dominate the media, the legal industry is showing that lawyers can indeed make moral choices beyond the need for representing paying clients. Big law firms are drawing the line in the sand on the issue of same-gender marriage and…

Survey: Millennials Identify as LGBT Much More than Previous Generations

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock Millennials, defined as Americans born between 1980 and 2000 according to the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) survey, show a greater openness to sexual and gender identity compared to the larger populace. With the wider population becoming more accepting of LGBT rights, this generation…

Indiana Companies Support Amendment to RFRA

Update (4/3/2015 4:26 p.m.):A national statement by Diversity Top 50 company, Monsanto, has been included in the article. By Barbara Frankel The Indiana companies that fought Gov. Mike Pence and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act are applauding a proposal by the GOP legislative leaders to amend the controversial law. The…