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Transgender Professor Awarded $1.1 Million in Discrimination Case

Transgender Professor Awarded $1.1 Million in Discrimination Case

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 9
A former University of Oklahoma professor was awarded over $1 million in damages after a jury found she was discriminated against for being transgender.

LGBT Lawyers Face Homophobia at Work: 'I Don't Trust F*gs Like You'

By Colton Wooten | Oct 8
Data from the University of Westminster and the UCL Center for Ethics and Law show that over 50 percent of law students and attorneys who identify as LGBT have complained of discrimination.

Study Shows Gay Men More Closeted at Work

By Christiana Lilly | Feb 12
Do gay men go back into the closet when they're at work? Travis Speice, an assistant professor at the Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences, spent four years asking this question and determined that they do.

Charlotte Teacher Sues After Being Fired for Same-Sex Marriage

By Maria Dominguez | Feb 4
Lonnie Billard filed suit against the Charlotte Catholic High School who fired him once his marriage plans were made public on a Facebook post.

Gay Whistleblower Fired from St. Andrew's School in Boca

By Jason Parsley | Oct 29
Melton, who is an openly gay, black, Jewish man, doesn't know if he was pushed out because of his sexuality, or because he was a whistleblower - or a combination of both.

Workplace Disrimination: In D.C., No Trans Need Apply

By John Riley | Nov 29
A report released this month by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) paints a bleak picture for the District's transgender residents.

Hate Group Condemns Justice Dept. For Protecting Trans Workers

By EDGE | Dec 19
The move this week by the Justice Department to extend workplace protections to transgender employees has the SPLC designated hate group Family Research Council in an uproar.

Iowa Reveals Job Reassignment in Lesbian Firing Case

By Ryan J, Foley | Dec 12
A top University of Iowa athletic administrator has been reassigned to the school's construction staff amid the threat of a wrongful termination lawsuit by her partner, the school said Thursday.

Log Cabin Republicans to Support Workplace Discrimination Executive Order

By EDGE | Dec 8
Check the skies for flying pigs, the Log Cabin Republicans are coming out against their own to support an executive order issued by President Obama.

Ira Sachs on 'Love is Strange'

By David Lamble | Aug 30
An interview with "Love is Strange" director Ira Sachs explores his philosophy and methods as American queer film's most adroit chronicler of relationships.

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