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NASA Rated Best Large Agency For LGBT Employees

NASA Rated Best Large Agency For LGBT Employees

By John McDonald | Dec 25
A new report released by the Partnership for Public Service shows NASA to be the best place to work in the U.S. government for LGBT people.

Louisiana Governor's Pro-LGBT Executive Order Overturned

Louisiana Governor's Pro-LGBT Executive Order Overturned

By John Riley | Dec 17
A Baton Rouge judge has thrown out Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' executive order protecting LGBT state employees, claiming that the governor was attempting to circumvent the Republican-controlled legislature.

Full 7th Circuit Agrees to Hear Indiana Employment Discrimination Case

By John Riley | Oct 15
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the case of an Indiana woman who claims she was denied full-time employment six different times and eventually fired because she is a lesbian.

HB2 Does Not Absolve Employers of LGBT Discrimination Liability

By Kerry Everett | Sep 17
Many assume that under HB 2, NC employers can treat LGBT workers in a discriminatory manner. However, in many cases, LGBT employees in North Carolina are protected from discrimination under federal law.

EEOC Assures LGB Workers Are Protected From Workplace Discrimination

By John McDonald | Jul 22
Employment protections are in place for gay, lesbian and bisexual workers states a new report by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

You Can Still Get Fired in 29 States For Being LGBT

By Christiana Lilly | Jun 21
The numbers are sobering when it comes to discrimination of LGBT people in the workplace: In 29 states it is legal to fire someone based on their sexual orientation

House Republicans Urge Boehner to Allow ENDA Vote

By Justin Snow | Dec 4
Six Republican supporters of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act urged House Speaker John Boehner to allow a vote on the LGBT-rights bill as part of a broader legislative package in a letter sent Wednesday.

Book On Gay Steelworkers Prompts Union Changes

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

Biden’s Remarks on LGBT Executive Order Leave White House Dodging

By Justin Snow | May 8
Does President Obama agree with Vice President Biden that there would be "no downside" to signing an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from LGBT workplace discrimination?

Lesbian Teacher Fights for Her Job Back

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 2
When Julia Frost applied for a teaching position with the Hesperia Unified School District, she figured it would be a perfect place to work.

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