San Antonio has just voted to provide domestic partner benefits for city employees.
Arizona will continue to provide benefits to partner of the same-sex workers such as decided the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
Michigan could become the less LGBT-friendly state if a bill preventing employers to give benefits to anyone not married or related to an employee.
A legislation ensuring that in many cases COBRA benefits would be available for LGBT Americans if their partner quits or loses its job has been introduced in the House and in the Senate.
The Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index 2012 came out this week, ranking hundreds of major US companies based on a set of criteria. These criteria include an assessment of companies’ non-discrimination policies, the offering of equal partner benefits, availability of LGBT resources for employees, the provision of transgender healthcare, a public commitment to LGBT causes, and a lack of support for anti-LGBT initiatives. The scoring falls under each of these categories, amounting to a highest possible score of 100.
On Lezbelib, we are used to talk about politics. It is always important to know what's going on and to know a little bit people who represent us, no matter their gender.
Recently, Cathy, Cael and E-Li had the opportunity to interview James F. Haning II, an openly gay Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 3rd Congressional District of Nevada.
We were interested in his ambitions and how he thought he could represent the LGBTQ community if he wins. Which are his projects? What will he fight for? We also approached the simple fact of being an openly gay candidate and what that implies.
Another US presidential candidate supports gay marriage when another one still shows her bigotry.
In Australia, the Labor party took its pick.
In France, it is a step ahead, a step behind.
One could wonder where will go UK financial aids? Certainly not in the pockets of the Zimbabwe's president.
A minister in Malaysia repeats once again that homosexuality is illegal and has no intention to change this.
Perhaps, in Denmark, you will be able to you marry in Lutheran churches.
Lastly, Google goes towards always more equality.
There are times where I find myself wishing a perfect stranger would come up to me and quote Ron Burgundy as a pick up line: because then I’d have found “the one.” And lucky for you, after reading this article, having somebody approach you with the line: “You have...an absolutely breathtaking hiney," will be so commonplace the popular movie quote may lose most of it’s funny. Not all…because let’s be honest…it’s Anchor Man…it can never lose it’s funny. Basically what I’m trying to say here is: people are going to want to be friend’s with your backside after you put these poses into practice.