Tag: LGBTQ

American Medical Association Supports Transgender Rights in Supreme Court Filing

The American Medical Association (AMA) and other mental and health care organizations are supporting transgender individuals in demanding specific laws against workplace discrimination. A joint amicus­ brief the American Medical Association Litigation Center filed alongside 13 other organizations asked the United States Supreme Court to recognize the workplace discrimination transgender…

2019 Black Census Reports Issues Most Pressing In Black LGBT Communities

As public conversation over President Trump’s proposed (and rejected) inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census continues, another census is reflecting intersectional concern over critical issues facing the Black LGBT community. Related story: Republicans Are Not Giving Up on the 2020 Citizenship Question As part of the  2019…

Ice Cream Shop Owned by Gay Couple Vandalized

The Fine Fellows Creamery ice cream shop in Cape May, N.J., was vandalized for displaying rainbow flags during Pride Month and the owners faced harassment. The store is owned by a gay couple, Dustin Piccolo and his husband David Kinsey. According to the owners, the large and smaller rainbow flags…

EY Shares Henry’s Story: Living His True Self

Originally published on EY’s YouTube page Everyone should lead the life they were meant to. Coming out as transgender was one of the hardest experiences of Henry Jeanneret’s life, but the support he received from his father and EY Americas Vice Chair Rich Jeanneret, extended family, and friends helped him…