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New Study Shows Men Dominate Coverage of Women's Reproductive Issues

By EDGE | Feb 5
Male voices and perspectives eclipse female ones -- even in coverage of women's reproductive issues -- according to research by the Women's Media Center.

Gay Teaching Assistant's Tolerance Poster Sparks 'Hostile Work Environment'

Jan 26
A gay graduate student from Arkansas said he quit his teaching assistant position after hanging up a poster in a classroom that reads "Tolerance = Peace," claiming the poster sparked a "hostile work environment" from school officials and students.

Investigator Sees Possibility of Bias in Iowa Coach's Firing

By Ryan J. Foley | Jan 21
An investigator with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission says a former Iowa women's field hockey coach has a "reasonable possibility" of proving that gender or anti-gay discrimination played a role in her firing.

Judge Rules Against Catholic School in Gay-Hiring Retraction

By Denise Lavoie | Dec 17
An all-girls Catholic prep school in Massachusetts violated state anti-discrimination law by rescinding a job offer to a man in a same-sex marriage, a judge ruled.

City and Private Sector Must Secure Jobs for Transgenders

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
On December 8 at the Duestche Bank building on Wall Street, actress Laverne Cox, activist Cece McDonald and Queens-based organizer Lala Zannell joined First Lady Chirlane McCray for the Transgender Economic Empowerment Forum.

University Criticized For Memo About Holiday Parties

Dec 5
An online memo advising employees at the University of Tennessee to make sure holiday celebrations aren't Christmas parties "in disguise" has put school officials under fire.

Workplace Disrimination: In D.C., No Trans Need Apply

By John Riley | Nov 29
A report released this month by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) paints a bleak picture for the District's transgender residents.

Trans Employees Open Up About Workplace Issues

By Sari Staver | Nov 28
Accomplished opera singer Breanna Sinclaire, recently honored by Out magazine as one of the top 100 LGBT advocates of the year, still worries when she applies for a job or meets new co-workers.

Utah Man Sues Over Alleged Same-Sex Marriage Discrimination

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 23
A Utah man says the college where he worked discriminated against him because he was in a same-sex marriage, denying the couple benefits and forcing him out of a job.

W. Va. School Board Strengthens LGBT Employment Protections

Nov 23
The Kanawha County school board has approved policy changes meant to protect prospective and current lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from discrimination.

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