On August 16th we quoted a University of Utah law professor who said that laws to prohibit employment discrimination based upon sexual orientation are “a national trend.”   We also reported on August 5th that

Continue Reading Kansas Towns Seek To Repeal Two Employment Discrimination Laws

The Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington published an article today about the wave of laws being passed countrywide, and especially in neighboring Utah (!), which ban discrimination on the basis of

Continue Reading Business Groups Even In “Red States” Worry About Not Having Laws Banning Sexual Orientation Employment Discrimination

Creve Coeur, Missouri’s town council has just unanimously amended its non-discrimination ordinance by banning employment (and other) discrimination based upon gender identity and sexual orientation.   

As the Sacramento Bee reports "Five other St. Louis-area

Continue Reading Add Creve Coeur, Missouri To The Towns Which Have Banned Employment Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Orientation

Central MichiganLife has reported that the Mount Pleasant City Commission  has just unanimously approved a new human rights ordinance under which “traits including race, religion, color, national origin, gender,

Continue Reading Mount Pleasant, Michigan Unanimously Confers Protected Status To Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Add Jacksonville, Florida to the growing number of municipalities which are considering or passing laws which would add sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to the list of protected classes

Continue Reading Business Groups: Laws Prohibiting Employment Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Orientation, Or Gender Identity Or Expression Are “Good For Business”

On March 18th we reported that Omaha had just passed the “Equal Omaha” law, prohibiting employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. There is no such federal or

Continue Reading Nebraska Attorney General Rules that Omaha Had No Right to Prohibit Employment Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

We have written frequently about various states and municipalities outlawing discrimination in employment against transgendered individuals. (On November 18, 2011 we noted that Massachusetts became the 16th state to outlaw such discrimination,

Continue Reading Landmark Ruling From EEOC Protects Transgendered People

On May 3, 2011 we wrote that Nevada passed a law banning discrimination against transgender individuals, and on November 18, 2011 we wrote that Massachusetts banned such discrimination.  And as 
Continue Reading Will Anchorage — Anchorage? — Ban Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Orientation and Transgendered Identity?