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This Map Shows How Far There Is To Go In LGBT Rights Even After Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A record 60 percent of Americans now favor same-sex marriage rights, according to a new Gallup poll, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)...

Burying the Lede: The LGBT Community's Deafening Silence on Federal Transgender Employment Protections

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Transgender Americans are protected against discrimination in employment in all 50 states under federal law. There, I said it. Our gay and trans organizations have been, at best, burying the lede, and at worst, remaining silent and even misrepresenting the current legal state of affairs.

The Cost of Trans Job Discrimination

Mara Keisling | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mara Keisling

As the U.S. becomes increasingly aware that transgender people exist in most workplaces -- in factories, in offices, and on construction sites -- it's increasingly clear that there is little awareness that these same people can lose their jobs for being transgender or gender-nonconforming.

Freedom to Work and the New LGBT Advocacy Paradigm

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

National organizations that are structured more like campaigns, or that serve one particular community or cause, along with the legal organizations and the research organizations, have been increasingly effective relative to the multi-issue organizations. The question is why.

Does the Religious Right Really Care about Children?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathaniel Frank

In anointing themselves the champions of "family values" and protectors of vulnerable children, religious conservatives have had little to say when confronted with the undeniable existence of actual gay families -- particularly kids with LGBT parents.

LGBT Movement Makes Major Advances, But Are They Sustainable?

Ineke Mushovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ineke Mushovic

Amid the current fiscal challenges, the ability of LGBT movement organizations to seize emerging opportunities and defend hard-won progress is critical.