Recently, I told you about the attempt by Russia to block a law allowing UN married LGBT employees receive the same benefits as others. And although Russia has failed!
President Barack Obama has supported the protection of trans* students against discrimination and is about to sign a law that would prevent discrimination against employees on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
A few months ago, Chattanooga's Mayor Andy Berke supported the LGBT community by saying that he was favorable to an expansion of benefits to city employees in domestic partnerships. The city council gets ready to discuss this legislation during a public hearing.
Superior Court Judge of Alaska, Frank Pfiffner, said gay and lesbian couples should have the same senior citizen and disabled veteran property tax exemptions as straight couples who are married have.
When someone offers something only for straights, generally, nobody says it's a discrimination except us. Straights feel not concerned about it and say nothing, they are not even shocked. But when, suddenly, it's the opposite case, that becomes a big scandal! Karen Paperno dared! Yes, she dared to offer on products for baby a 10% reduction ONLY for lesbian mothers!
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Michigan decided to file a lawsuit to fight against a discriminatory new law which prohibits a lot of public entities to provide health care insurance to their employees' domestic partners.
There are a few days, he was elected becoming the first openly gay member of the City Council of Cincinnati and he already plans to provide to equal benefits for city employees with same-sex partners.
From now on the State of California will not be able to enter into contracts of more than $100,000 with companies refusing to give equal benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, the governor Jerry brown just signed the legislation.
The Governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, has the bill which could ban job discrimination for transgenders.