LGBT rights

You can still be fired for being gay - legally

 04/06/2017 - 10:42
The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 
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A ruling in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has prompted new discussions of workplace protection of LGBT employees.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:45am
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The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 

Trump Rescinds Transgender Students' Bathroom Protections

 02/23/2017 - 07:01

President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed a regulation proclaimed by his predecessor, Barack Obama, obligating public schools around the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and dressing rooms they prefer according to the gender with which they identify.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:58am
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed a regulation proclaimed by his predecessor, Barack Obama, obligating public schools around the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and dressing rooms they prefer according to the gender with which they identify.
A file picture dated 16 April 2016 shows an 'All Gender' bathroom sign at the San Diego International Airport in San Diego, California, USA. EPA/JASON SZENES

Rittenhouse hate crime mobilizes inclusion of LGBT protections in legislation

 09/22/2014 - 11:13
(L. to R.) State Senators, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese and Daylin Leach.
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State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) announced he will hold a rally on Sept. 23 in the Pennsylvania Capitol to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 42, legislation that would expand the commonwealth’s hate crime protections to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) citizens.

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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:20am
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(L. to R.) State Senators, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese and Daylin Leach.

Crímen de odio moviliza equidad LGBT en Pensilvania

 09/22/2014 - 10:32
(Izq. a der.) Los senadores estatales, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese y Daylin Leach, forman parte de la coalición que apoya legislaciones de equidad LGBT.
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El senador estatal de Pensilvania Larry Farnese organizará una manifestación en Harrisburg este martes 23 de septiembre a las 11:00 a.m., para pedir apoyo por el proyecto de ley SB 42, para expandir la protección legal contra crímenes de odio que incluya a miembros de la comunidad lesbiana, gay, bisexual y transgénero (LGBT).

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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:20am
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(Izq. a der.) Los senadores estatales, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese y Daylin Leach, forman parte de la coalición que apoya legislaciones de equidad LGBT.