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Eventually I Will Stop Trying to Convince People That They Should Want to Stay in West Virginia
Instructor at West Virginia University
I graduated from West Virginia University and have worked tirelessly as a member of the faculty at West Virginia University for more than a decade. If HB 2881 passes, I could ultimately be fired for nothing more than being born gay.
Women's History Month Call to Service: Pursue Liberty to Achieve Justice
Chair, CA Democratic Party Women's Caucus
I imagine what this aspiring lawyer would have thought of her only daughter Nancy becoming a top lawmaker in the country -- the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives. I carry my grandmother's dream with me every day.
Pundit Compares Being Gay To Trans Fats: 'A Hazard To Human Health'
Curtis M. Wong
The Numbers Are in: Democrats Are on the Right Side of Voters
Americans have had enough of the GOP's ideological agenda. Republicans are simply out of sync with where America is today, and the polling proves it.
Mr. President, Act Now
Anthony Michael Kreis
Doctoral candidate, University of Georgia; Political Committee...
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.
Right-Wing Radio Host Slams ENDA As 'Insanity'
Curtis M. Wong
Students Ask Obama To Protect LGBT Employees
Genderqueer advocate, movement organizer, and part-time fashio...
By issuing an executive order that bans discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in all companies that have contracts with the federal government, you can protect millions of talented, productive, and passionate employees in an instant.
Employment Nondiscrimination Is An LGBT Military Issue, Too
Co-Chair, OutServe-SLDN; author, 'Our Time: Breaking the Silen...
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.
Work For Being Out
Executive Director, National LGBTQ Force
For those who share a vision for a country in which all LGBT Americans can show up at work each day with the security of knowing that they cannot be fired simply for who they are or whom they love, the last month has been marked by great disappointment and a historic victory.
We Can't Wait: How Obama Can Stop Discrimination Now
President, Freedom to Work
At Freedom to Work we're pushing hard for President Obama to sign the ENDA executive order, along with HRC and many other organizations. So I was disappointed when I read the comments former HRC head Elizabeth Birch made to reporter Chris Geidner from
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On ENDA, Chris Christie's Deal Of A Lifetime Sounds Awfully Good
Writer, activist, candidate, unpaid political consultant, serv...
It was a curious thing to see, last week, a Republican offering an avenue for progress on a rights issue: Governor Christie proposing a referendum on removing the legal sexes of a couple as a criterion for the granting of marriages.
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