The ERC has submitted a comment to HUD urging the agency to withdraw its proposed rule change regarding transgender people's access to HUD-funded homeless shelters.
HUD seeks to reverse the Equal Access Rule, potentially giving shelters license to house transgender people based on their sex assigned at birth rather than their gender identity. Single-sex [...]
States and localities should prioritize protecting sexual orientation and gender identity as concerns rise over likelihood that Supreme Court will uphold protections for LGBT individuals.
What hiring discrimination looks like in a state with no statewide LGBT anti-discrimination protections
The reality for LGBT individuals in much of the country is not only the pervasiveness of employment discrimination, but also the fact that there is very little that individuals can do in response [...]
Using matched pair testing, the ERC compared the experiences of straight job applicants with gay/queer job applicants during the hiring process. The report reveals test results that point to the [...]
President Obama to Sign Executive Order Barring Federal Contractors from Discriminating against LGBT Workers
Today, the White House announced that President Obama will sign an executive order that extends employment protections for LGBT individuals who work for federal contractors. The move comes months [...]