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Workplace Disrimination: In D.C., No Trans Need Apply

WORKPLACE | By John Riley | Nov 29
A report released this month by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) paints a bleak picture for the District's transgender residents.

Hate Group Condemns Justice Dept. For Protecting Trans Workers

The move this week by the Justice Department to extend workplace protections to transgender employees has the SPLC designated hate group Family Research Council in an uproar.

Iowa Reveals Job Reassignment in Lesbian Firing Case

WORKPLACE | By Ryan J, Foley | Dec 12
A top University of Iowa athletic administrator has been reassigned to the school's construction staff amid the threat of a wrongful termination lawsuit by her partner, the school said Thursday.

Log Cabin Republicans to Support Workplace Discrimination Executive Order

Check the skies for flying pigs, the Log Cabin Republicans are coming out against their own to support an executive order issued by President Obama.

Ira Sachs on 'Love is Strange'

MOVIES | By David Lamble | Aug 30
An interview with "Love is Strange" director Ira Sachs explores his philosophy and methods as American queer film's most adroit chronicler of relationships.

Obama Order Presses Contractors to Obey Labor Laws

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 1
President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes, putting his pen to an executive order the day after the House voted to sue him for allegedly exceeding his presidential powers.

Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

Gay London Cop Monitored on Grindr:: Resigns and Sues for Homophobia

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 4
A former London cop who says that his fellow officers forced him to resign is now suing the Metropolitan Police for discrimination based on racism and homophobia that he said drove him into depression to the point of becoming suicidal.

Lesbian Teacher Fights for Her Job Back

WORKPLACE | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 2
When Julia Frost applied for a teaching position with the Hesperia Unified School District, she figured it would be a perfect place to work.

SC Police Chief Says Firing was Because She’s Gay

The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay.

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