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The Buck Starts Here

Nora T. Akins | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Every step of the employment process is important, and the employment application is no exception. Most employers use employment applications. It is an integral part of the hiring process; a tool that should not be overlooked.

Maryland Becomes the 18th State to Vote for Comprehensive Gender Identity Protections

Dana Beyer | Posted 05.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The state of Maryland has finally joined the civilized world of equality, passing the Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination bill and sending it to the governor for his signature.

Let Low-Risk Gay Men Give Blood

Dov Fox | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Dov Fox

The FDA's selective ban on giving blood imparts the disparaging idea that any gay man -- even if he practices safe sex within a monogamous relationship -- should be treated as if he has a disease that remains sadly bound up with perceptions of promiscuity, drug use, shunning, and shame.

Puerto Rico Approves Anti-Discrimination Bill

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 05.25.2013 | Gay Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Legislators in Puerto Rico on Friday approved a heavily debated bill that outlaws employment discrimination based on gender o...

Ron Dicker

Dad Forms Pro-Gay Scout Troop

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.10.2013 | New York

Just as the Boy Scouts of America motto preaches, Brooklyn, N.Y., dad Todd Schweikert likes to "be prepared." And he was prepared to actively disag...

The Supreme Court: The Elections and Beyond

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

As voters, we bear the ultimate responsibility for making sure we know what kind of justice the candidates for president would likely appoint.

Kathleen Miles

Good News For Gay Teens In Calif.

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Being a teenager can be rough. But the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) latest report is a wake-up call to just how much harder it can be for lesbian, ga...

'Landmark' Ruling Deems Transgender Employees Protected Under Anti-Discrimination Laws

Posted 04.30.2012 | Gay Voices

In what has been hailed as a "landmark" move, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Monday that employers which discriminates against...

Lila Shapiro

Walmart Faces Long Battle On Sex Discrimination, Despite Supreme Court Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

Sex discrimination is alive and well at Walmart, say lawyers who have interviewed thousands of female employees in the years since Betty Dukes and a h...

Michigan Pastor Becomes Unlikely LGBT Advocate

Posted 01.06.2012 | Gay Voices

A Michigan pastor has become an unlikely advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights after urging his municipality to adopt laws...

Lila Shapiro

Walmart: Too Big To Sue

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

As the Supreme Court on Monday derailed claims of gender discrimination by scores of women workers at Walmart stores, the American labor movement abso...

Lila Shapiro

What's At Stake In The Massive Walmart Anti-Discrimination Case Before The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

Walmart Stores, the ...

Salt Lake City OKs Gay Rights Laws With Mormon Church's Support

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church for the first time has announced its support of gay rights legislation, an endorsement that helped gain unani...