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Gay Prof. Fired for Allegedly Telling Student He'd 'Ride Him' Academically

Feb 8
A gay professor from a California college was fired last month after he allegedly told a male student he would "ride him" academically.

New Study Shows Men Dominate Coverage of Women's Reproductive Issues

By EDGE | Feb 8
Male voices and perspectives eclipse female ones -- even in coverage of women's reproductive issues -- according to research by the Women's Media Center.

Gay Teaching Assistant's Tolerance Poster Sparks 'Hostile Work Environment'

Jan 26
A gay graduate student from Arkansas said he quit his teaching assistant position after hanging up a poster in a classroom that reads "Tolerance = Peace," claiming the poster sparked a "hostile work environment" from school officials and students.

Investigator Sees Possibility of Bias in Iowa Coach's Firing

By Ryan J. Foley | Jan 21
An investigator with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission says a former Iowa women's field hockey coach has a "reasonable possibility" of proving that gender or anti-gay discrimination played a role in her firing.

Judge Rules Against Catholic School in Gay-Hiring Retraction

By Denise Lavoie | Dec 17
An all-girls Catholic prep school in Massachusetts violated state anti-discrimination law by rescinding a job offer to a man in a same-sex marriage, a judge ruled.

City and Private Sector Must Secure Jobs for Transgenders

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
On December 8 at the Duestche Bank building on Wall Street, actress Laverne Cox, activist Cece McDonald and Queens-based organizer Lala Zannell joined First Lady Chirlane McCray for the Transgender Economic Empowerment Forum.

University Criticized For Memo About Holiday Parties

Dec 5
An online memo advising employees at the University of Tennessee to make sure holiday celebrations aren't Christmas parties "in disguise" has put school officials under fire.

Workplace Disrimination: In D.C., No Trans Need Apply

By John Riley | Nov 29
A report released this month by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) paints a bleak picture for the District's transgender residents.

Trans Employees Open Up About Workplace Issues

By Sari Staver | Nov 28
Accomplished opera singer Breanna Sinclaire, recently honored by Out magazine as one of the top 100 LGBT advocates of the year, still worries when she applies for a job or meets new co-workers.

Utah Man Sues Over Alleged Same-Sex Marriage Discrimination

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 23
A Utah man says the college where he worked discriminated against him because he was in a same-sex marriage, denying the couple benefits and forcing him out of a job.

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