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One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

By Paul Wiseman | Aug 14
The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile.

Houston Sued Over Possible Denial of Benefits to Gay Spouses

Houston Sued Over Possible Denial of Benefits to Gay Spouses

By Juan A. Lozana | Aug 11
Three city employees and their spouses who are concerned that Houston could be forced to stop paying benefits to same-sex spouses due to an ongoing civil case on Thursday sued the city, asking for a court order to stop any such action.

Customer Refuses to Tip Lesbian Server for 'Not Loving Jesus'

Customer Refuses to Tip Lesbian Server for 'Not Loving Jesus'

Aug 10
A lesbian waitress at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Rockport, Ill. says she received a disrespectful note in lieu of a tip from a family she served.

Kentucky Man, Transgender Wife Sue Amazon for Workplace Bias

Kentucky Man, Transgender Wife Sue Amazon for Workplace Bias

By David Crary | Aug 9
A Kentucky man and his transgender wife sued Amazon on Wednesday, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at the mammoth online retailer's warehouse in northern Kentucky.

Lena Dunham Calls Out American Airlines Employees for Alleged 'Transphobic Talk'

Lena Dunham Calls Out American Airlines Employees for Alleged 'Transphobic Talk'

Aug 3
Lena Dunham took to Twitter early Thursday morning to take aim at American Airline employees who were allegedly engaging in "transphobic talk."

Bulleit Bourbon Owner Responds to Homophobia Claims by Heiress

Bulleit Bourbon Owner Responds to Homophobia Claims by Heiress

Aug 3
The owner and global distributor of Bulleit Bourbon is responding to claims by the alcohol company's founder's daughter, who alleged she was pushed out of her family's business because she's gay.

Idaho Professor Fired After Showing LGBT Support on Facebook

Idaho Professor Fired After Showing LGBT Support on Facebook

Jul 19
A former Brigham Young University-Idaho professor says she was fired after posting a critical view of the Mormon church's policies against same-sex couples on Facebook.

UK Man Claps Back at Bosses Who Told Him to Remove Makeup

UK Man Claps Back at Bosses Who Told Him to Remove Makeup

Jul 14
A 20-year-old man from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England was told by his employer to remove his makeup while at work. But his response to his boss has the Internet rolling over in laughter.

Sleeveless in Speakers' Lobby? House May Update Dress Code

Sleeveless in Speakers' Lobby? House May Update Dress Code

By Donna Cassata | Jul 14
Sleeveless in the Speakers' Lobby? It just might happen in the hidebound House.

Man Alleges in Lawsuit He was Fired Because He's Gay

Man Alleges in Lawsuit He was Fired Because He's Gay

Jul 11
A former administrator at a long-term care facility for veterans has filed a federal lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, claiming he was fired because he is gay.

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