All Items: Sexual Orientation Discrimination

  • 7th Circuit Rules Title VII Does Not Prohibit Sexual Orientation Bias

    August 8, 2016

    The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act does not protect employees who claim sexual orientation discrimination.

  • Mississippi Religious Freedom Law Blocked, North Carolina Law Tweaked

    July 8, 2016

    A federal judge has blocked a controversial Mississippi law that would have allowed individuals and some public officials to deny services to members of the LGBT community. US District Judge Carlton Reeves issued a preliminary injunction blocking the law minutes before it was set to take effect. Meanwhile, the Justice Department is challenging a similar North Carolina law.

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News: HR guidance on ensuring that workplace policies and practices do not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity.