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Employment Nondiscrimination Executive Order

The Time Is Now: Seize This Movement Moment!

Robin McGehee | Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Robin McGehee

We've seen the repeal of DADT, Obama's "evolution" on marriage equality, and the emergence of two Supreme Court cases that will determine the next steps in the battle for marriage equality. But now isn't the time to just wait on our equality to come to us. Now is the time to seize it!

Mr. President, Act Now

Anthony Michael Kreis | Posted 01.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Anthony Michael Kreis

President Obama can issue an executive order banning discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The White House punted on the issue in the spring. Mr. President, the time for action is now.

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.