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LGBT: Workplace Equality Archives

A Watershed Moment for Workplace Equality

An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruling yesterday provides transgender workers comprehensive protections from employment discrimination. That’s good news for both employees and employers, write Jeff Krehely and Crosby Burns.

By Jeff Krehely and Crosby Burns | Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Gay and Transgender Wage Gap

Unequal pay for equal work suggests strong federal workplace protections are needed for gay and transgender workers, writes Crosby Burns.

By Crosby Burns | Monday, April 16, 2012

The State of Gay and Transgender Communities of Color in 2012

Melissa Dunn and Aisha Moodie-Mills examine the state of gay and transgender communities of color in 2012.

By Melissa Dunn and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills | Friday, April 13, 2012

A One-Two Punch for Worker Protection

Jeff Krehely and Crosby Burns argue that gay and transgender workers need both a federal law and contractor executive order to ensure workplace fairness.

By Jeff Krehely and Crosby Burns | Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Costly Business of Discrimination

book_alt2 icon Report Crosby Burns discusses why providing workplace nondiscrimination protections and other benefits to gay and transgender employees can help businesses, not hurt them.

By Crosby Burns | Thursday, March 22, 2012

Gay and Transgender Women by the Numbers

Crosby Burns and Melissa Dunn detail the state of gay and transgender women in our society and our economy today.

By Melissa Dunn and Crosby Burns | Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Workplace Fairness for Gay and Transgender Workers

Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely demonstrate that the benefits of gay and transgender-inclusive nondiscrimination policies far outweigh the costs.

By Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely | Friday, January 27, 2012

Equal Benefits for Gay Couples Are Inexpensive

Small businesses report few costs and favor equal treatment with respect to health benefits for gay employees and their families, write Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely.

By Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely | Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Ensuring Workplace Fairness Is Not Expensive

Small businesses report in a CAP poll that implementing gay and transgender nondiscrimination policies is not costly despite conservative claims, write Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely.

By Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely | Wednesday, October 12, 2011

LGBT Discrimination in Housing, Health Care, and Public Accommodations

play_alt icon Video Crosby Burns talks about discrimination against gay and transgender Americans in housing, health care, and public accommodations and how we can combat it.

By Crosby Burns | Tuesday, July 26, 2011

FAQ: The Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Seth Althauser and Sarah Greenberg answer key questions about this recently introduced bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

By Seth Althauser and Sarah Greenberg | Tuesday, July 19, 2011

A History of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Jerome Hunt reviews past attempts to pass ENDA and shows why more work lies ahead to get this important piece of legislation through Congress.

By Jerome Hunt | Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Gay and Transgender Discrimination Outside the Workplace

article icon Issue Brief Crosby Burns and Philip Ross on why Congress should pass a comprehensive federal law that prohibits all forms of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

By Crosby Burns and Philip Ross | Tuesday, July 19, 2011

ENDA Provides Job Protection for All Americans

Bishop Gene Robinson explains why Congress should pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to provide workplace protections for gay and transgender employees.

By Bishop Gene Robinson | Wednesday, July 6, 2011

LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace

play_alt icon Video Jeff Krehely discusses the discrimination LGBT individuals face in the workplace, and how we can provide better protections for these workers.

By Jeff Krehely | Monday, June 13, 2011