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Jennifer Bendery

It Is Now Illegal For A Federal Contractor To Fire Someone For Being LGBT | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the first time, companies that have contracts with the federal government are now prohibited from firing or discriminating against e...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Signs Executive Order On LGBT Job Discrimination | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order banning workplace discrimination against millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual a...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Sign Executive Order Protecting Transgender Federal Employees | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced Monday that he's preparing an executive order to ban workplace discrimination against federal employees...

Jennifer Bendery

In Wreckage Of Supreme Court Decision, Gay Rights Groups See Hope | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom was a blow to progressives, but leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender righ...

Jennifer Bendery

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Her Job Back, Homophobic Mayor Thwarted By Town Council | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.28.2014 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- The town council of Latta, South Carolina, reinstated Crystal Moore as police chief on Friday, ending a dramatic two-month standoff with...

Jennifer Bendery

Town Mayor Blocks Fired Lesbian Police Chief From Getting Her Job Back | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.26.2014 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- Crystal Moore was easily the happiest person in Latta, South Carolina on Tuesday night. Residents in the town of 1,400 people had jus...

Jennifer Bendery

Town Votes To Give Fired Lesbian Police Chief Her Job Back, Strips Mayor Of Power | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.25.2014 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- The residents of Latta, South Carolina, on Tuesday came through for their police chief, Crystal Moore, who was fired two months ago for ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: 'Not Right' That It's Still Legal To Fire People For Being LGBT | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday it's "wrong" that nearly 30 states allow employers to fire or harass someone solely because they are...

Election 2012: LGBT Equality Is An Economic Issue

Waymon Hudson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

While it may be an easy talking point for some to say, "I'm not a single issue voter... LGBT issues aren't all that matter," the actual truth about the intersection of LGBT rights and economic justice is inescapable.