Topics :: GLBT workplace equality

Nonprofit Aims for LGBT-Friendly Corporate Workplaces

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Jul 27, 2014
A new nonprofit aims to make corporate offices friendlier to LGBT employees by boosting the visibility of straight allies.

Polis Seeks to Narrow ENDA's Religious Exemption

By Justin Snow | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Rep. Jared Polis sought to narrow the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption with a resolution quietly introduced Tuesday and referred to the House Committee on Rules.

Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

By Justin Snow | Friday Jul 25, 2014
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

New Poll: Over 50% of LGBT Community Closeted At Work

By Jason St. Amand | Sunday May 11, 2014
A new Human Rights Campaign poll finds that more than half of LGBT workers say they are in the closet at their job.

Biden’s Remarks on LGBT Executive Order Leave White House Dodging

By Justin Snow | Thursday May 8, 2014
Does President Obama agree with Vice President Biden that there would be "no downside" to signing an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from LGBT workplace discrimination?

Gay Man Sues America’s Cup

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Apr 5, 2014
A gay former America’s Cup employee is suing operators of the yacht race, claiming he was wrongfully terminated after top officials mocked his sexuality.

Amid House intransigence, Democrats Could Attempt to Force ENDA Vote

By Justin Snow | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
With congressional Democrats seeking to force a vote on immigration reform in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives through the use of a discharge petition, the White House indicated Wednesday its openness to using a similar strategy.

Christian Charity? Religious Right Reacts to World Vision’s LGBT Inclusive Policy

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Christian relief agency group World Vision announced this week their policy change to allow the hire of Christian married same-sex couples. Unsurprisingly, the announcement sparked outrage from anti-gay activists.

SF Rule Aims for LGBT Tenant Protections Nationwide

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Mar 8, 2014
National developers wishing to build residential projects with 10 or more units in San Francisco would have to disclose if they prohibit LGBT discrimination under a proposal gay District 9 Supervisor David Campos is championing.

Publix Grocery Store Chain Scores A Zero on Corporate Equality Index

By John McDonald | Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
Is Publix a great company or an out-of-date entity? The supermarket giant, headquartered in Lakeland, Fla., has come under fire for how it treats its LGBT employees.