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Charlotte Teacher Sues After Being Fired for Same-Sex Marriage

Charlotte Teacher Sues After Being Fired for Same-Sex Marriage

By Maria Dominguez | Feb 4
Lonnie Billard filed suit against the Charlotte Catholic High School who fired him once his marriage plans were made public on a Facebook post.

Workplace Disrimination: In D.C., No Trans Need Apply

By John Riley | Nov 29
A report released this month by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) paints a bleak picture for the District's transgender residents.

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

Worker Sues US for Same-Sex Benefits Back Pay

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 18
A longtime federal employee is accusing the government of not paying her back for health care costs because she's married to a woman, despite a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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.

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

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.

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.

Nonprofit Aims for LGBT-Friendly Corporate Workplaces

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 27
A new nonprofit aims to make corporate offices friendlier to LGBT employees by boosting the visibility of straight allies.

Polis Seeks to Narrow ENDA's Religious Exemption

By Justin Snow | Jul 26
Rep. Jared Polis sought to narrow the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption with a resolution quietly introduced Tuesday and referred to the House Committee on Rules.

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