WATCH: Obama Signs LGBT Exec. Order
July 21 2014 12:37 PM ET

WATCH: Obama Signs LGBT Exec. Order

Sunnivie Brydum

'America's federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people,' said the president before amending two executive orders to protect LGBT employees.

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Discrimination by Hobby Lobby
July 08 2014 8:11 PM ET

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Discrimination by Hobby Lobby

Mitch Kellaway

While questions swirl about whether there's reason to worry about Hobby Lobby's possible anti-LGBT biases, one transgender employee says she's confronted discrimination there for years.

Study: LGBT Info on Resume Means Fewer Responses
July 05 2014 6:07 AM ET

Study: LGBT Info on Resume Means Fewer Responses

Trudy Ring

In the study, two fake résumés were sent to employers, and the applicant with a history of LGBT activism got fewer responses despite listing more qualifications.

A Progressive Endorses Freedom to Discriminate?
July 04 2014 2:38 PM ET

A Progressive Endorses Freedom to Discriminate?

Trudy Ring

Liberal Christian Jim Wallis has drafted a letter supporting broad religious exemptions in President Obama's planned antidiscrimination order — but now he says he may not send it.

After Hobby Lobby, Faith Leaders Want Right To LGBT Discrimination
July 03 2014 10:47 AM ET

After Hobby Lobby, Faith Leaders Want Right To LGBT Discrimination

Rebecca Juro

Another group of religious leaders, including Rev. Rick Warren, asks President Obama for broad exemptions in an upcoming LGBT executive order.

Labor Department Clarifies Stance on Trans Protections
July 01 2014 4:50 PM ET

Labor Dept. Finally Clarifies Trans Protections

Parker Marie Molloy

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez finally clarified that the department's transgender employees will receive nondiscrimination protections.

Former Conn. Police Officer Alleges Antitransgender Discrimination
July 01 2014 4:28 PM ET

Former Police Officer Alleges Antitrans Discrimination

Parker Marie Molloy

Two years after coming out as transgender, a police officer loses her job and alleges discrimination.

Senate Leaves LGBT New Yorkers Unprotected
June 23 2014 5:30 PM ET

Senate Leaves LGBT New Yorkers Unprotected

Parker Marie Molloy

The New York State Senate ended its session Friday without considering an inclusive nondiscrimination act or a ban on debunked efforts to turn gay people straight.

EEOC: Pa. Trans Woman Has a Case Against Former Employer
June 23 2014 2:04 PM ET

Pa. Trans Woman Has a Case Against Former Employer

Parker Marie Molloy

In what she hopes will bring an end to a seven-year legal struggle, one Pennsylvania trans woman looks to put a history of discrimination behind her.

Op-ed: No, Obama's Executive Order Is Not a (Total) Win
June 17 2014 3:46 PM ET

Op-ed: No, Obama's Executive Order Is Not a (Total) Win

Rebecca Juro

As we celebrate the president's announcement of a nondiscrimination order, let's be realistic too.

Sen. Hatch Calls for Broad Religious Exemptions in Exec Order
June 17 2014 2:59 PM ET

Senator Wants Big Exemption in Obama's Executive Order

Trudy Ring

Orrin Hatch says a presidential executive order banning anti-LGBT discrimination should let religiously affiliated employers opt out.

Bozeman, Mont., Gives Final OK to Nondiscrimination Law
June 05 2014 8:02 PM ET

Bozeman, Mont., Gives Final OK to Nondiscrimination Law

Trudy Ring

The City Commission approved the LGBT-inclusive measure unanimously.

Labor Department Stalls on Trans Discrimination Review
June 04 2014 1:56 PM ET

Labor Department Stalls on Trans Discrimination Review

Parker Marie Molloy

In February, Labor Secretary Tom Perez announced that the department would begin reviewing 2012's Macy v. Holder case, determining how best to integrate that decision into department policy.

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