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Lgbt Workplace Equality

If I Could Talk To The President

Rebecca Juro | Posted 12.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

When will you stand up and speak out for the equal rights and treatment of working-class LGBT Americans the way you and your fellow Democrats address the concerns of LGBT millionaire donors? How much longer must working-class LGBT Americans patiently wait?

National Coming Out Day 2012: Let's Make The Workplace Safe For Everyone To Be Out

Brad Jacklin | Posted 12.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Brad Jacklin

I was a privileged white kid with a circle of friends and family who were, if not outright supportive, at least working out their issues on their own instead of burdening me. So, when I took a job during my junior year, it didn't occur to me that being out at work could be risky.

Bedknobs, Broomsticks, And The Right To Keep Our Jobs

Gary Nelson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Gary Nelson

I now find myself wondering whether what happened to me could happen again to someone else. I'm afraid to say that gay people are still not safe when it comes to employment discrimination. Instead, we are held captive by the whims of our employers.

Reality Check: Why Marriage Needs To Take A Backseat To Workplace Rights

Rebecca Juro | Posted 10.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

When you compare the two issues side by side, the logic is both obvious and unavoidable: Gaining nationwide anti-discrimination protections in the workplace is a far easier and less time-consuming task, politically, than achieving nationwide same-sex marriage.

It's Time For The U.S. Senate To Walk The Walk On ENDA (AUDIO)

Rebecca Juro | Posted 08.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

America is ready to treat LGBT American citizens as equals in the workplace, and that's becoming clearer every day. The real problem with getting ENDA passed actually has far less to do with negative public opinion than with cowardice from some political leaders on both sides of the aisle.

HRC Releases 2012 List Of Most LGBT-Friendly Companies

Joe Solmonese | Posted 02.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Joe Solmonese

Released today, the 2012 Corporate Equality Index chronicles the remarkable advances that have taken place on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality (LGBT) in the workplace since 2002.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell (At Work, Anyway)

Jon Hoadley | Posted 12.11.2011 | Gay Voices
Jon Hoadley

Today is National Coming Out Day. But if you work in Michigan, you may want to think twice about coming out at your workplace. That's because Michigan is among 29 states in the union where you can still be fired on the spot just for being gay.