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Gay Rights Groups Seek Order on Employer Bias

By Sam Hananel | Jan 24
Gay rights advocates are renewing their push for President Barack Obama to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees.

Mich. Gov. Signs Law That Prohibits Partner Benefits for Unmarried Public Employees

By Jason St. Amand | Dec 24
Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed a new law that prohibits unmarried public employees from extending benefits to their partners. A number of civil rights groups are upset with the governor’s decision.

’Don’t Touch Our Junk!’ :: Fringe Right Wants to Ban Gay Employees From Pat-Downs

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 22
Thanksgiving travelers are reportedly mulling a mass "opt out" from full-body scans, which could cause major delays since the alternative--an invasive pat-down--can take up to four minutes to complete. But the anti-gay fringe right has another concern: gay security officers might be the ones doing the frisking.

Lesbian Lawyer Sues Big NY Firm for Discrimination

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 23
An openly lesbian lawyer has filed suit against the big New York firm from which she says she was fired after allegedly being subjected to "repulsive harassment and discrimination" based on her sexuality.

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