Topics :: non-discrimination
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Wednesday May 29, 2013
Puerto Rico’s governor has signed a bill that prohibits employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.
By John Riley | Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Tuesday heard testimony on SB449 - a bill to prohibit discrimination against transgender and gender-nonconforming people in Maryland.
By Steffany Skelley Gilmer | Friday Feb 22, 2013
While on Orange County School voted to include sexual orientation in their non-discrimination policy, the Lake County School Board faces criticism for preventing students from starting a GSA.
By John Riley | Thursday Jan 31, 2013
LGBT allies in the Maryland General Assembly introduced a bill Tuesday that would extend nondiscrimination protections to transgender individuals in the Free State.
By Louis Finley | Wednesday Jun 29, 2011
The Bethlehem City Council on June 21 adopted a measure that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. It is the 21st Pennsylvania municipality to adopt an anti-LGBT discrimination measure.
By Dan Meyer | Wednesday Jun 22, 2011
Transgender rights activists remain optimistic that Massachusetts will soon join neighboring Connecticut and other states with gender identity and expression in their non-discrimination measures.
Monday May 10, 2010
Zions Bancorp’s board is pledging to prohibit discrimination based on someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Saturday Nov 7, 2009
When it comes to negotiating a lease or paying fair rent, gay and transgender renters may soon get more protection. Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said it’s fast-tracking a nationwide study to determine the extent of housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It’s also proposing regulations to insure these individuals won’t be denied public housing or government housing vouchers because of their identities. Read more...
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Aug 7, 2009
Austin, Texas now requires contractors working for the city to provide proof that their companies include gays and lesbians in their non-discrimination policies.
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