Topics :: anti-gay workplace

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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

Iowa Reveals Job Reassignment in Lesbian Firing Case

By Ryan J, Foley | Dec 12
A top University of Iowa athletic administrator has been reassigned to the school's construction staff amid the threat of a wrongful termination lawsuit by her partner, the school said Thursday.

LGBT Workplace Advocates Gather in SF

By Yael Chanoff | Nov 3
This week, 3,000 people will flock to the Moscone Center for the 16th annual Out and Equal Summit on Workplace Equality.

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

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.

Iowa Store Clerk Says He was Fired For Being Gay, Sues

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 24
A store clerk from outside of Des Moines, Iowa, says he was fired from his job because he is gay -- not long after he was told he was acting too "feminine" in the store.

Gawker :: Shepard Smith Is An Angry Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Gossip mavens say that not only is Fox News anchor Shepard Smith gay, but also has repeatedly been abusive to an NYC club’s wait staff.

S. Calif. Catholic School Teacher Fired After Marrying Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
A gay Catholic schoolteacher from southern California says he was fired less than two weeks after he married his partner.

Gay Employee Sues Airline Trade Organization

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 8
A gay man, alleging that he was the victim of anti-gay harassment and was paid significantly less because of his sexual orientation, is suing the Air Transport Association.

Officers’ Wives Club Excludes Lesbian Army Wife

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 1
The repeal of DADT left the military with a patchwork quilt of who gets what rights and benefits. For same-sex spouse Ashley Broadway, this resulted in her denial to join the Association of Fort Bragg Officers’ Spouses.

Manhattan Restauranteur Pays for "Pray for Gay"

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 3
The former owner of a Tex-Mex restaurant based in Manhattan has to pay a lesbian chef $1.6 million for discrimination.

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