Arizona, Immigration, and LGBT Rights: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Given Arizona’s passage of the anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 in 2010 and the subsequent, significant backlash it faced, Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent veto of S.B. 1062 may indicate that the state is moving in a positive direction on LGBT and immigrant rights.
Report Much of the attention given to LGBT youth in schools has focused on peer-to-peer bullying, but research suggests that harsh discipline policies also foster hostile school climates that push LGBT youth out of schools and disproportionately pipeline them into the juvenile justice system.
Infographic: Schools Are Failing LGBT Youth and Funneling Them into Prison
The numbers are clear: The actions and inactions of adults in schools derail LGBT youth and unless these climates become more welcoming, schools will continue to fail LGBT youth by pushing them into a cycle of unfair criminalization.
The Freedom to Serve and the Freedom to Work
Report More than 1 million service members and veterans could benefit from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and other common-sense measures to prevent workplace discrimination.
Infographic: American Heroes Deserve Uniform Workplace Protections
American security relies heavily on the cooperation of the U.S. armed services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and private contractors, but not all of them are afforded basic employment protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Infographic: LGBT Service Members and Veterans Need the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
If passed into law, ENDA could significantly curtail high rates of veteran unemployment.
Building a More Perfect Union
LGBT immigrants need both the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and immigration reform.
Whose Families Do We Truly Value?
Issue Brief Federal workplace protections would go a long way toward strengthening African American lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families who are economically vulnerable and living on the brink.
High Stakes: LGBT Americans Cannot Afford to Lose Unemployment Insurance
Emergency unemployment insurance is critically important to LGBT Americans, who experience disproportionately high rates of unemployment and poverty.
Dignity Denied: LGBT Immigrants in U.S. Immigration Detention
Report Reforms to our immigration system must include protections for LGBT immigrants, who are particularly vulnerable to abuse and mistreatment.