Harassment

Harassment

Lambda Legal CEO Rachel B. Tiven stands outside the Second Circuit Court with Staff Attorney Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, Employment Fairness Project Director Greg Nevins, Don's partner William, the estate's lawyer Gregory Antollino and Lambda Legal's Director of Strategy Sharon McGowan.
National
Monday, in a 10-3 decision, the full Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin and religion. ...
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Mayor Jenny A. Durkan/Facebook
Politics Local
In a letter to City employees, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that she is launching an extensive review of the City of Seattle’s harassment and discrimination policies. ...
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AP/Eric Gray
Politics
The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) has launched a new report, LGBT Policy Spotlight: Public Accommodations Nondiscrimination Laws, that provides a comprehensive overview of the patchwork of federal, state and local protections against discrimination in public spaces. ...
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International
In December 2016, Statistics Canada published the results of a new study indicating that 17 percent of Internet users aged 15 to 29 had experienced cyberbullying or cyber ...
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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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Jameka Evans/Photo: Lambda Legal
National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit largely affirmed a lower district court’s ruling Friday dismissing the lawsuit of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was targeted for harassment and effectively terminated from her job at Georgia Regional Hospital because she is a lesbian and didn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. ...
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Politics Local
A ballot initiative to repeal Washington State’s 10-year-old non-discrimination law protecting our transgender friends, co-workers and family members is back again. ...
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Faith and Religion
Mississippi’s discriminatory anti-LGBT legislation was enacted in defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision granting marriage for same-sex couples nationwide. ...
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Editorial Health
When I’m asked about the most important thing we’ve done for LGBTQ health, the answer is always the same: the Affordable Care Act. ...
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Politics Editorial
As diverse bar associations, we have a unique opportunity to serve as voices for individuals and communities who are targeted based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. ...
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