Crystal Moore was fired from her job this week as the police chief for Latta S.C. Considering a 20-year career with the department along with a perfect record, Crystal along with many others in the town believe the town's new mayor fired her simply because she is a lesbian.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is keeping the pressure on Congress to pass The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). In November 2013 Cook wrote an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal urging for the passage of ENDA.
Tiq Milan, GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist, appeared on HuffPost Live yesterday to discuss the possibility of President Obama signing an executive order to enact the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
A current report from the Movement Advancement Project has maps that show the patchwork of rights and protections in the different states-some protect LGB people but not transgender people and some have no protections at all.
Resistance is growing to Arizona's bill, SB 1062, which would permit businesses and individuals to deny not only LGBT people, but virtually anyone, any services they provide based on the provider's individual religious beliefs.
The Washington Blade questioned Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on Wednesday about the state of employment protections for the LGBT community under ENDA, as well protections specifically geared towards workers who are transgender.