Older LGBTQ Employees Still Face Workplace Age Discrimination

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.

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States Where Same-sex Marriage is Legal

State Same Sex Marriage

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.

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New York’s Park Was Renamed in Honor of an LGBTQ Civil Rights Activist

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.

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Three Producers Leave Ellen Show Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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.

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Judge Blocks Trump’s Attempts To End Protection For LGBT+ Patients

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.

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Judge Decides A Photographer Can Refuse To Work For Same-Sex Couples

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.

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