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Trans Employees Open Up About Workplace Issues

By Sari Staver | Nov 28
Accomplished opera singer Breanna Sinclaire, recently honored by Out magazine as one of the top 100 LGBT advocates of the year, still worries when she applies for a job or meets new co-workers.

Utah Man Sues Over Alleged Same-Sex Marriage Discrimination

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 23
A Utah man says the college where he worked discriminated against him because he was in a same-sex marriage, denying the couple benefits and forcing him out of a job.

W. Va. School Board Strengthens LGBT Employment Protections

Nov 23
The Kanawha County school board has approved policy changes meant to protect prospective and current lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from discrimination.

Business Coalition in Kentucky Backs Gay Rights Bill

By Bruce Schreiner | Nov 20
Passing statewide legislation to protect gay and bisexual people from workplace discrimination would be good for Kentucky businesses, gay rights advocates said Thursday.

New Business Group Will Promote Indiana LGBT Protections

Nov 13
Another business group has formed to lobby for extending Indiana's civil rights protections to members of the LGBT communities.

Gay Ex-Professor Sues Montana State University Over Firing

Oct 18
A former assistant professor has filed a lawsuit against Montana State University, saying he was denied tenure and fired because he is gay.

University of Washington Names 1st Latina as its President

By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Oct 14
The University of Washington Board of Regents on Tuesday chose Ana Mari Cauce to be the school's next president, making her the first woman, first openly gay person and first Latina to hold the job permanently at the Seattle-based institution.

Ex-U of Minnesota Duluth Coaches File Discrimination Lawsuit

Sep 28
Three former University of Minnesota Duluth coaches, including women's hockey coach Shannon Miller, filed a discrimination lawsuit against the university Monday, saying they lost their jobs because they're female and gay.

Tenn. Man Sues Temp Agency for $400K After Firing

By EDGE | Sep 9
A Tennessee man who worked at a temp agency is suing the company for $400,000 after his boss allegedly fired him upon learning he is gay.

Transwoman Files Civil Suit Against Seattle Blood Clinic

By EDGE | Sep 8
A transgender woman has filed a federal suit against a Seattle-based blood clinic, for terminating her employment on the basis of sex.

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