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Gay Rights…You Still Gotta Work It!

June 29, 2015

There’s still more work to be done to achieve equal protection.

Envisioning The American Dream

Gay Civil Rights Still Gotta Work It

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s milestone decision on same-sex marriage, the American Dream just became more inclusive, but the dreaming is not over yet.

When it comes to job security and a home of your own, the 2 other fundamental components of the American Dream , the LGBT community are still not fully protected under the law.

A ban on discrimination in employment and housing on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity still eludes us.

business say that again  SWScan01470 - Copy Current Federal civil rights laws do not explicitly ban discrimination against Gays and Lesbians

It’s hard to believe but no Federal law currently prevents employers from discriminating against people on the basis of sexual orientation

Yes, 22 states and the District of Columbia have laws banning workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and last year President Obama signed an executive order that does the same for federal workers. But those employed…

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  1. Suzanne permalink

    You wrote a very good article about the TPP. I whole heartedly agree that the corporations should pay for job training. Just what sorts of jobs will they be trained to do, I wonder. The TPP is going to hurt this country. Taking over 700 million from Medicare to pay for TAA is a slap in the face. President Obama has given everything to the corporations, & left us holding the bag. It’s very sad to me. I thought he was a man of the people.

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