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Know Your Rights: Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Type: * Informational * Workshop This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The purpose of this workshop will be to review types of adverse action related to an individual’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity which can constitute discrimination. The training will discuss…

OPEN Presents: LGBT+ Discrimination and the Psychological Impact

Type: * INformational * Networking * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Many from the LGBT+ community experience daily discrimination that can last their lifetime. This level of discrimination can have detrimental effects on a person,…

HRC Responds to Rumored License to Discriminate EO

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to a new media report about a rumored #LicenseToDiscriminate order that puts millions of LGBTQ Americans and women at risk of discrimination. Earlier this year, a leaked draft…

Wisconsin Schools Remain Hostile for Many LGBTQ Secondary Students, GLSEN Report Finds

WISCONSIN (January 11, 2017) – GLSEN today released state-level data from its benchmark National School Climate Survey, which shows that U.S. secondary schools are slowly improving but remain hostile environments for many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students. The biennial survey, which began in 1999, found that harassment…

ACLU Statement on Proposed Amendments to Indiana RFRA

NEW YORK – The ACLU has issued the following statement in response to the Indiana legislature proposing amendments to address the harmful effects of SB 101, a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill: “The events in Indiana over the last week represent a dramatic change in the way our country…

Most Americans Say Employers Should Never Discriminate, Even on Religious Grounds

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY– October 30, 2014 – Twenty years after its introduction, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is still being debated in Congress and across the United States. While most Americans continue to give the bill strong support, a new national survey shows that…