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Gayconomics 101: Why the Latest LGBT Rights Legislation Could Be the 'ENDA' the Road for Some Job Seekers

Courtney Michaluk | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Courtney Michaluk

ENDA, designed to prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, appears to have been designed with the best of intentions. But like '80s fashion or tequila shots, what sounds good in theory can have unintended consequences.

A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers

Crosby Burns | Posted 08.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Crosby Burns

It is legal under federal law to fire an employee just because that employee is gay or lesbian. Surprised? Consider these three alarming facts.

Supporting LGBT Workers and Their Families in Times of Need

Jared Make | Posted 07.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Jared Make

When illness strikes or a child is born or adopted, workers should not have to worry about losing a job or critical income. The LGBT community must join the call for paid leave laws and ensure that all workers have the support and time to recover from illness and care for their loved ones.

It's Time For Obama To Advance Equality In The Workplace

Kerry Eleveld | Posted 11.27.2011 | Gay Voices
Kerry Eleveld

By taking executive action that would require federal contractors to safeguard their LGBT employees against discrimination, President Obama could proactively protect a vulnerable minority.

President Obama Still Turning A Deaf Ear To Equality For LGBT Working Families

Rebecca Juro | Posted 05.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

With the U.S. economy being what it is, you'd think that signing an executive order to protect the rights of working-class LGBT Americans would be a no-brainer for a president who campaigned for office on LGBT inclusion and equality as one of his core beliefs.