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.
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.
A famous gay activist is deceased Tuesday at 86 years old.
Frank Kameny, American LGBT militant since the Sixties, is gone.
Native of New York, he worked in the American army but had been fired and banned to work as a civil servant in 1958 because he was gay.
This doctor in astronomy had then engaged in a long life of militancy for LGBT rights, fighting against discriminations in the civil service, against anti-gay laws or classification in psychiatry, repealed in 1973, before homosexuality was considered like mental illness.