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Outserve-SLDN's Leadership Conference Features Big Goals, Top Speakers

CULTURE | By Chris Carpenter | Mar 22
The Fourth Annual OutServe SLDN Leadership Conference takes place from Thursday, March 26 through Sunday, March 29 at the W Hotel in San Diego. this year features top speakers and authors from the forefront of the equality battleground.

California Bill Incentivizes Companies to Offer Trans Benefits

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 7
Companies that seek state contracts in California would be unable to do so if they do not offer their transgender employees the same benefits other employees receive under legislation pending in the Statehouse.

Don't Be A Scrooge! :: 'Tis the Season for Respecting Workers' Rights

CORPORATE | By Caleb Rainey | Dec 10
Though the holidays are often a truly wonderful time of the year, it can also be a time when workers and their families are disrespected and trampled upon.

US Border Patrol: Female Agents Wanted

WORKPLACE | By Astrid Galvan | Dec 10
The U.S. Border Patrol is on a hiring spree for a very specific type of agent: a female one. Only 5 percent of its approximately 21,000 agents around the country are women, and the agency has long called this a problem.

Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

Book On Gay Steelworkers Prompts Union Changes

BOOKS | Sep 6
Anne Balay's "Steel Closets" has won a prestigious prize -- and prompted workplace reforms in a traditionally macho profession.

Risky Work Situations Increase Women's Anxiety, Hurt Performance

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 2
Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men, leading women to perform worse under these circumstances, according to a new study.

New Poll: Over 50% of LGBT Community Closeted At Work

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | May 11
A new Human Rights Campaign poll finds that more than half of LGBT workers say they are in the closet at their job.

Amid House intransigence, Democrats Could Attempt to Force ENDA Vote

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Apr 3
With congressional Democrats seeking to force a vote on immigration reform in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives through the use of a discharge petition, the White House indicated Wednesday its openness to using a similar strategy.

Ask Lambda Legal: Out At Work

LEGAL | By EDGE | Mar 17
I just applied for a new job, and am not sure if I should be "out" during the interview process. I don’t think my state protects employees from being discriminated against. Can I be out at my interview or at work without risk of being rejected or fired?

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