Six Steps For Finding LGBT-Friendly Employers

In a recent lawsuit backed by the Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a transgender woman secured a $115,000 settlement from her employer after being harassed, barred from using the correct restroom, prevented from changing her name and gender on employment records, and denied coverage for medically necessary procedures.

August 2, 2016

How a Woman Could Get Fired for Having Premarital Sex

On the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting targeting gay men, lesbians, and transgender people at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, congressional Republicans opted not to take a stand against guns or for gay rights, but instead to double down on legislation entrenching legal discrimination.

July 26, 2016

For Many LGBTs, The Workplace Is Still A Closet

Michele, a mid-level manager at a software development company, is generally open about her bisexuality. While her colleagues are usually accepting, she never knows how much to reveal to clients. "If I'm going into a client meeting, I'll think, 'Will this client freak out if I mention my partner?

July 8, 2016

3 Things LGBT Job Seekers Should Do to Vet an Employer

We think it's important to build a financially strong LGBTQ community. That's because the stronger we are financially, the more capable we are of funding the causes and initiatives most important to us. Yes, we've made lots of progress over the years, but we've been reminded recently that the fight isn't over.

July 7, 2016

Workplace Discrimination: The LGBT Workforce

The LGBT community is statistically one of the most discriminated against demographics in the world today. According to surveys done by UCLA's William's Institute, approximately four percent of the United States workforce identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT).

July 1, 2016