Pride at Work co-founder Nancy Wohlforth recalls how gay bartenders dumped bottles of Coors beer into the sewers; decades later, have things changed?
It was not only the 49 lives that were snuffed out by bullets last Sunday; the jobs of all surviving employees at Pulse were also casualties.
"I don't know where to begin. Fifty dead, many more wounded, in the worst mass shooting in American history. I am sick and heartbroken."
"A war on worker rights to come together and fight for a voice on the job is being waged by corporations that HRC asks the LGBT community to celebrate."
Union leaders hailed the Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage, but added there is still opposition to equal rights for gay people.
All married couples, whether opposite-sex or same-sex, should have federal family leave rights regardless of where they live.
To become more inclusive, to increase efforts to protect transgender workers and to fight for state laws that prevent employers from firing workers for their sexual orientation or gender expression.
LOS ANGELES - At its 2013 convention here Sept. 11 the AFL-CIO passed a strongly worded resolution calling for an end to on-the-job discrimination against gay people.
The 50-plus unions of the AFL-CIO redoubled its efforts to diversify its ranks and leadership with more women, workers of color, LGBT and young workers.
"Embedding discrimination against LGBT Americans into our laws and workplaces is not only morally reprehensible, it also makes zero economic sense."