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West Virginia school board strengthens LGBT employment protections

Sunday, November 22, 2015
Among the changes was adding "ancestry and sexual orientation" to the equal opportunity section of the school system's cultural diversity and human relations policy. ...

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Justin Bond: RentBoy raid is about “workers’ rights,” “sex phobia,” “public shaming”

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Justin Vivian Bond
"This is a perfect example of the hypocrisy of mainstream patriarchal culture and the government." ...

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N.C. excludes LGBT protections in governor’s employment executive order

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.)
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory passed over protections for LGBT workers in signing a new executive order today barring employment discrimination for state workers. Statewide LGBT advocates are condemning the exclusion and are insisting the governor revisit ...

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Bill to prohibit anti-gay workplace discrimination stalls in Neb. legislature

Monday, April 7, 2014
Nebraska state capitol in Lincoln.
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A bill that would prohibit Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature. ...

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Mozilla CEO resignation: Free speech suppressed, or free market at work?

Friday, April 4, 2014
Brendan Eich
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The resignation of Mozilla's CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley's strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region's foundation. ...

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Neb. bill prohibiting anti-gay employment discrimination faces resistance

Friday, April 4, 2014
Nebraska state capitol in Lincoln.
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A bill that would protect Nebraska residents from employment discrimination based on their sexual orientation is facing resistance from some Nebraska lawmakers. ...

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Why an LGBT non-discrimination executive order would not be ‘redundant’

Friday, April 4, 2014
APJay Carney
In 2008, then-candidate Obama pledged that if elected president, he would use an executive order to protect the LGBT employees of all federal contractors from discrimination. After several years of pressure from LGBT advocacy groups, the Obama administration still refuses ...

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Neb. legislative committee advances workplace discrimination bill

Monday, March 31, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska lawmakers could get a chance this year to debate a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation. ...

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Md. senate panel hears testimony on bill to ban anti-transgender discrimination

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Maryland state capitol in Annapolis.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A Maryland Senate panel on Tuesday heard testimony on a proposal to ban anti-transgender discrimination in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations. ...

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W.Va. Senate to consider workplace non-discrimination bill

Monday, February 3, 2014
W.Va. state capitol in Charleston.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A bill introduced in the West Virginia Senate would make it unlawful for employers and landlords to discriminate against individuals based on their sexual orientation. ...

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