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Lgbt Employment Nondiscrimination

It's Time to End Discrimination in the Workplace

Toni G. Atkins | Posted 08.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Toni G. Atkins

This isn't an issue about choice or religion -- these are real people, losing their livelihoods, their sources of income, and they're more likely to become impoverished because we still have not extended protections to many LGBT people. Demanding the right to fair employment and fair workplace treatment is not demanding special treatment or advantages over others

Forget Reading The Tea Leaves On Marriage Equality

Anthony C. Infanti | Posted 06.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Anthony C. Infanti

Marriage has never been the ultimate goal of the LGBT movement. It has only ever been a means of achieving the movement's true end goal -- full acceptance in American society. Yet, it sometimes seems as if marriage has become the movement's end rather than just another step toward a larger goal.

7 Truths About Utah's Anti-discrimination Bill

Marina Gomberg | Posted 03.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Marina Gomberg

The Session has arrived, so it's time we cleared this all up. Here are seven truths about the anti-discrimination bill.

Pundit Compares Being Gay To Trans Fats: 'A Hazard To Human Health'

Posted 11.11.2013 | Gay Voices

You can count the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer among the conservative pundits angered by the Senate's approval of the Employment Non-Di...

Fear and Discrimination: Bad for Workers, Bad for Business

Kylar W. Broadus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Kylar W. Broadus

Discriminatory firings and fear make a mockery of the American dream. Erecting a barrier of discrimination between workers and their ability to reach their full potential harms the economy. Permitting the obstacle of fear when employees need to be themselves hurts businesses.

10 Most LGBT Employment Friendly States Revealed

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Great news for New England: five of the region's six states are among the top places in the U.S. for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers, a...

We'll 'Max Out,' but at What Cost?

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

How can the Democratic Party ask LGBT donors to "max out" after ignoring our pleas to protect us against discrimination in the workplace? So on Tuesday night, Ellen Sturtz, a longtime activist and a previous Democratic donor, asked the first lady that question.

Justice For Sale

Rebecca Juro | Posted 03.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

Democrats have apparently determined that making promises to working-class LGBT Americans to fight for our rights to gain our money and our votes at election time is good politics, but actually keeping those promises once safely elected to office is not.

Obama's Equality Mandate: Time To Go Big!

Todd Fernandez | Posted 01.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Todd Fernandez

With definitive support for LGBT equality in his winning coalition and over 60 million votes on a marriage equality platform, President Obama has the mandate and power to go big for full federal LGBT equality in his second term. And he has a great team in Congress to help.

Bedknobs, Broomsticks, And The Right To Keep Our Jobs

Gary Nelson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Gary Nelson

I now find myself wondering whether what happened to me could happen again to someone else. I'm afraid to say that gay people are still not safe when it comes to employment discrimination. Instead, we are held captive by the whims of our employers.

Employment Nondiscrimination Is An LGBT Military Issue, Too

Josh Seefried | Posted 07.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Josh Seefried

Even though a majority of LGBT military personnel serve on active duty, many serve in reservist or national guard status, which means their main employment is outside the military, leaving them vulnerable to being fired simply for being gay.