Topics :: workplace discrimination
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 8, 2013
A gay man, alleging that he was the victim of anti-gay harassment and was paid significantly less because of his sexual orientation, is suing the Air Transport Association.
By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 1, 2013
The repeal of DADT left the military with a patchwork quilt of who gets what rights and benefits. For same-sex spouse Ashley Broadway, this resulted in her denial to join the Association of Fort Bragg Officers’ Spouses.
By Shaun Knittel | Friday Jun 8, 2012
The landmark ruling by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that Title VII, the federal sex discrimination law, protects employees who are discriminated against because they are transgender, is now in effect.
By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Apr 15, 2012
A former employee of the Library of Congress claims he was fired because his boss found out he was gay after ’liking’ a Facebook page that supports same-sex parents.
Sunday Feb 19, 2012
Coming out, and being out, as LGBT in the workplace can be daunting, and that everyone has a different experience. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates and NoDumbQuestions.org announced that Get Your Story Out, a new website devoted to coming out.
By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Jan 15, 2012
Iowa’s workers’ compensation commissioner is suing the state for $1 million because he claims that Gov. Terry Bradstand discriminated against him because he is gay.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Nov 4, 2011
A religious university in Georgia has told its staff that anyone who refuses to sign documents attesting to their heterosexuality will face termination.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Nov 3, 2011
A gay former coach for a high school water polo team who says he was fired for his status as a sexual minority got a friendly hand from the world of academics when a college Gay-Straight Alliance invited him to speak.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 19, 2011
A former New York Assistant AG by day and dominatrix by night says that she never accepted one thin dime for taking the qualities that make her a good lawyer in other directions in her personal time.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 6, 2011
A new study suggests that there is a trend among employers to pass over self-identified gay job applicants.