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Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care

Health National
Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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HRC Suspends Walmart’s Corporate Equality Index Rating Based on TLDEF’s Anti-Discrimination Cases

National
Based on two successful proceedings brought by the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Walmart's Corporate Equality Index rating has been suspended by the HRC. ...
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Supreme Court Will Not Review Lesbian EEOC Lambda Legal Discrimination Case

National
Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal case on behalf of Jameka Evans, a Savannah security guard who was harassed at work and forced from her job because she is a lesbian. ...
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Married Couple in Kentucky File Lawsuit Against Amazon for Discrimination

Allegra Schawe-Lane and her husband Dane Lane
National
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimination at an Amazon shipping facility in Hebron, Kentucky. ...
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Gay New York Skydiving Instructor Files Employment Discrimination Suit

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National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has granted en banc review in Zarda v. Altitude Express, the case of a New York skydiving instructor who was fired from his job because he was gay. ...
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Certified Nursing Assistant Fired for HIV Positive Status, Forced to Reveal Viral Load

Granite Mesa Health Center
National
Janssen worked at Granite Mesa for nearly a year when he was abruptly fired in September 2013, two days after he notified the Director of Nursing that he had tested positive for HIV. ...
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Senate Passes Murray’s Resolution Calling on Equal Pay for Women

Photo: U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
Politics
Sen. Patty Murray cited how the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, and women across the country, are paid less than their male counterparts - even after winning Olympic gold. ...
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Murray: Women Should Get Paid for Doing the Same Work As Men, Sometimes Better

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
Politics
"Think about the message the wage gap sends to young girls who see women valued less than men for doing the same work – and in the case of the women’s soccer team – doing it so much better!" Murray said. ...
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Lesbian Employee Discriminated Against at Savannah Hospital

National
Last April, Evans filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia against her former employer, Georgia Regional Hospital ...
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Lesbian Instructor Sues Ivy Tech After Denial of Full-Time Status

National
Kimberly Hively says that Ivy Tech Community College, where she worked for 14 years, denied her full-time employment and promotions because she's a lesbian. ...
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