Topics :: workplace discrimination
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 19, 2011
A former New York Assistant AG by day and dominatrix by night says that she never accepted one thin dime for taking the qualities that make her a good lawyer in other directions in her personal time.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 6, 2011
A new study suggests that there is a trend among employers to pass over self-identified gay job applicants.
By Peter Cassels | Tuesday Sep 27, 2011
A UCLA study related to the end of DADT shows that out-gay co-workers blend into the workforce more easily, are easier to work with, and cause less tension. The research supports Congress passing the long-delayed Employee Non-Discrimination Act.
By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Sep 24, 2011
A water polo coach fired from a Covina, Calif. high school says there was only one reason for his dismissal: He happens to be gay.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 24, 2011
The governor of Tennessee put an end to speculation as to how he would handle a bill that proposed stripping the right of local governments to provide GLBT anti-discrimination protections when, on the night of May 23, he signed the bill into law.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday May 13, 2011
A firefighter in White Plains, New York, says in a suit that he was targeted for taunts and given certain job assignments after his supervisor outed him to his colleagues, leading to a hostile workplace.
By Brett Zongker | Tuesday May 10, 2011
Documents from gay rights history are on display for the first time at the Library of Congress as part of an exhibit on the nation’s constitutional history and civil rights protections.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 15, 2011
Civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson is the subject of a complaint from an openly gay former employee who alleges that Jackson targeted him for taunts and "humiliating tasks"--and asked him for oral sex.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jun 17, 2010
A lesbian police trainee has killed herself in the U.K., leaving behind a suicide note that claims she was the target of homophobia in the workplace.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 29, 2010
A Canadian music teacher who was hired for a year to instruct at a Catholic school in Vancouver says that she was relieved of her teaching duties and "sent home" for the remainder of her contract after parents complained about her same-sex life partner having a baby.