Before the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock, sexual orientation or gender identity were not always included as a protected class — essentially leaving room for discrimination against LGBT individuals to take place.
Zillow recently unveiled its LGBT Local Legal Protections, a data-powered resource to help people see whether for-sale and rental listings are in communities where state and local regulations explicitly protect individuals who identify as LGBTQ (i) individuals from discrimination.
After months of quarantine due to COVID-19 and weeks of protest against racialized oppression in this country, we received two wins from the Supreme Court of the United States that will be lifesaving for our communities.
The Teamsters Union, SEIU and Jobs with Justice filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff’s case that told the stories of women who work in non-traditional fields who have been labeled as transgender, bisexual or lesbian, even if they are not, as a form of harassment or discrimination.
More LGBTQ people live in the U.S. South than in any other region of the U.S. But for the one in three LGBTQ adults who call the South home, the South is the most hostile LGBTQ state policy landscape in the country.
Three hundred educators, administrators, parents and students in North Carolina submitted a letter to State Superintendent Mark Johnson urging him to direct the N.C. Department of Public Instruction to take action that would protect the privacy and safety of transgender students.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) responded to the Trump-Pence administration’s latest actions to undermine the rights and welfare of LGBTQ people, putting a vulnerable population at increased risk for discrimination.
With more than 5.5 million LGBTQ individuals living in the United States, it’s important to recognize not only our progress in furthering equality efforts, but also the barriers LGBTQ people still face in fair and equal access to employment, housing, healthcare, and public accommodation.
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