Topics :: workplace discrimination

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Hate Group Condemns Justice Dept. For Protecting Trans Workers

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Dec 19, 2014
The move this week by the Justice Department to extend workplace protections to transgender employees has the SPLC designated hate group Family Research Council in an uproar.

Iowa Reveals Job Reassignment in Lesbian Firing Case

By Ryan J, Foley | Friday Dec 12, 2014
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.

Log Cabin Republicans to Support Workplace Discrimination Executive Order

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Dec 8, 2014
Check the skies for flying pigs, the Log Cabin Republicans are coming out against their own to support an executive order issued by President Obama.

Ira Sachs on 'Love is Strange'

By David Lamble | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
An interview with "Love is Strange" director Ira Sachs explores his philosophy and methods as American queer film's most adroit chronicler of relationships.

Obama Order Presses Contractors to Obey Labor Laws

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Aug 1, 2014
President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes, putting his pen to an executive order the day after the House voted to sue him for allegedly exceeding his presidential powers.

Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

Gay London Cop Monitored on Grindr:: Resigns and Sues for Homophobia

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
A former London cop who says that his fellow officers forced him to resign is now suing the Metropolitan Police for discrimination based on racism and homophobia that he said drove him into depression to the point of becoming suicidal.

Lesbian Teacher Fights for Her Job Back

By Matthew S. Bajko | Friday May 2, 2014
When Julia Frost applied for a teaching position with the Hesperia Unified School District, she figured it would be a perfect place to work.

SC Police Chief Says Firing was Because She’s Gay

Friday Apr 18, 2014
The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay.

Amid House intransigence, Democrats Could Attempt to Force ENDA Vote

By Justin Snow | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
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.

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