JTS and a diverse coalition of religious leaders and institutions condemn “bathroom laws,” affirm principles for protecting LGBTQ students from discrimination.
Letter from major business leaders across the country to be delivered by HRC President Chad Griffin and Equality NC Executive Director Chris Sgro this morning to NC Governor Pat McCrory urging him and the North Carolina General Assembly to repeal the radical provisions of discriminatory HB 2 in upcoming legislative session.
The United Nations mandate of the Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) has been safeguarded despite hostile contestation at the 71st Session of the 3rd Committee of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.
In recent years, the United States has played a significant role protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, both domestically and internationally, consistent with the universality of human rights as inclusive and indivisible.
Ellen praised President Obama for all he's done, and he had some very kind words in return.
IBM, Oracle, Orbitz, and Symantec Announce Support for Comprehensive Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination
Four new major American companies have become the latest to endorse the Equality Act, federal legislation that would establish full, federal equality for all LGBT Americans. In doing so, these leading companies - IBM, Oracle, Orbitz, and Symantec - made clear that they believe all LGBT Americans should have the protections from discrimination in federal law that they deserve.
The extreme ‘First Amendment Defense Act’-style ballot measure proposal goes far beyond ‘religious freedom’ and enshrines discrimination into the Missouri Constitution.
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality NC announced that executives from Alaska Airlines, Aon plc., BlackRock, BNY Mellon, Cummins Inc., Hunter Douglas Inc., Leidos, RSM US LLP, and Sabre have signed onto an open letter that now includes more than 200 leading CEOs and business leaders urging North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and the state’s General Assembly to repeal the deeply discriminatory HB 2.
A “Free Speech Bus” — a bright orange vehicle promoting opposition to transgender culture as it travels the eastern U.S. — was vandalised while passengers were inside the United Nations in New York City for an event Thursday.
Momentum in North Carolina: IKEA, AIG Join Growing List of Nearly 200 Major Business Leaders Against HB 2 as McCrory & Berger Double Down on Discrimination.