This summer, the US Supreme Court recognized Title VII protections to LGBTQ workers, yet ageism keeps flourishing in offices. While the law should have promoted equality and ended workplace discrimination, employees over the age of 50 still have to deal with ageism.
Nowadays, non-heterosexual people have the same rights as straight people in the USA. They can marry without fear that society will judge them. If they have a child, its rights will be protected by the local laws. There are not many countries that protect people belonging to the LGBTQ+ community. There’s scarcely anything else outside of Europe and the United States.
A freshman at the University of South Carolina, Trey Hogan, became famous online this week for interrupting the hate speech of an anti-LGBTQ and racist demonstrator on Greene St., on campus.
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has supported Alex Morse’s attempt to unseat Richard Neal, who is the most powerful member of the House Ways and Means Committee.
While many people consider 2020 to be a total failure, this year has been remarkable for the LGBTQ+ community. Among all legal wins, Gavin Grimm surprised trans students with another victory.
The East River State Park located in Brooklyn has recently been renamed after Marsha P. Johnson, an activist of the LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement. Andrew Cuomo, NY Governor, shared on Twitter that Marsha P. Johnson State Park will be a single park in the City That Never Sleeps named after a trans woman of color and someone from the LGBTQ community.
Donald Trump, the President of the United States, called on Americans to stop buying tires from Goodyear in response to the company’s prohibition of workers from wearing “MAGA” hats or merchandise.
Some big transformations are coming to The Ellen DeGeneres Show due to accusations of toxic work atmosphere, including sexual harassment and racially insensitive comments.
Three senior executive managers have left the popular TV show, a representative for Warner Bros announced in the recent statement. It is not clear whether they were sacked or it was their own decision.
A federal judge has prevented the Trump government from applying its new version of the Affordable Care Act that is aimed to revoke LGBT+ health protection. The Trump officials tried to change an Obama-era strategy that combated gender and sexual discrimination in health care.
Many same-sex couples face discrimination when it comes to social services and health care. However, private companies are not much better. You probably remember stories when bakeries didn’t allow same-sex couples to order cakes from them.
Today’s story seems to be even weirder. A federal judge has recently ruled that a photographer can refuse to serve same-sex couples. However, nobody has ever proposed her to do this. The photographer says she can’t capture homosexual weddings because of her Christian beliefs.