The Charlotte-based fashion corporation Cato declined the opportunity to vote on implementing employment non-discrimination policies including sexual orientation and gender identity, prompting criticism from shareholders.
One of the most controversial appointments thus far in the Trump administration, Betsy DeVos faces a confirmation hearing before she can take her post as head of the Department of Education. As legislators question the candidate to evaluate her fitness for the position, one issue that may get swept under the rug is how a DeVos education department will treat LGBTQ students.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with the Equality Federation, has reported that Greensboro, N.C. is in the number one spot in North Carolina for LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law and policy with a score of 80 points. The total number of cities rated numbered 506 from across the nation.
The Human Rights Campaign is out with a new ad featuring Hillary Clinton and Deborah Ross talking about their dedication to LGBTQ rights, titled “Hillary Clinton and Deborah Ross for Equality.” “We’re going to have an election that is truly going to be about fundamental rights: marriage equality, taking on the continuing discrimination against the …