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 [...]
By Sarah Pauly, Fair Employment Program Manager This week, the Illinois Department of Human Rights found substantial evidence that Exxon engaged in sexual orientation discrimination in [...]
The 50th anniversary of the historic passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 presents an opportunity for reflection on how far America has truly come in the long march toward equality. Our nation [...]
By Grant Beck, ERC Communications Associate One of the most iconic representations of my home state is the omnipresent mantra “Virginia is for Lovers.” Bumper stickers, magnets, and t-shirts [...]