22 February 2011
America’s biggest firms pay for transgender treatment
Some of America's biggest firms offer their employees medical insurance to cover gender reassignment.
21 February 2011
Israel appoints first out gay judge
The first openly gay judge has been appointed in Israel.
16 February 2011
Virginia House panel says no to gay employment protections
A bill to ban discrimination against gay people in state employment has been killed by a Virgina House panel.
15 February 2011
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15 February 2011
Gay waiter wins £21,500 over harassment
A gay waiter at one of London's Michelin-starred restaurants has won £21,500 after colleagues subjected him to anti-gay taunts.
14 February 2011
Arizona appeals in court to stop paying insurance benefits to gay partners
Attorneys for the state of Arizona will ask a federal appeals court for permission to cease providing insurance benefits to partners of gay employees.
8 February 2011
Transgender woman told ‘dress as a man to find work’
A transgender woman claims she was told by a Jobcentre to dress as a man to find work.
28 January 2011
Thai airline recruits transgender staff
Thai airline PC Air is recruiting transgender staff in a bid to boost the prospects of the "third sex".
24 January 2011
Gay bar owner defends ‘straights only’ job advert
The owner of a Manchester gay bar has defended a job advert asking for straight staff.
19 January 2011
Report finds huge levels of discrimination against gay and trans people in Utah
A report by the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) has found significant homophobia and discrimination in the state of Utah, home to the Mormon Church.
The study of 939 LGBT Utahans found that sixty seven per cent of transgendered and forty four percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual Utahans say they have either been sacked or have been denied a job or promotion as a result of their LGBT status.
13 January 2011
Gay man wins constructive dismissal case against ‘London’s oldest gay pub’
A gay man who accused London's oldest gay pub of discrimination has also won his case for constructive dismissal.
13 January 2011
Public bodies asked to find out about gay and trans staff
Large public employers are being encouraged to find out how represented lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are in their organisations.
12 January 2011
Stonewall names the Home Office as UK’s most gay-friendly employer
Gay lobbying group Stonewall has named the Home Office as the best place for gay, lesbian and bisexual people to work in the UK.
19 November 2010
Gay man wins £13,000 after being bullied at work
A gay man has been awarded more than £13,000 in compensation after a tribunal found he had been bullied at work for his sexuality.
16 November 2010
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5 October 2010
Gay skydiving instructor sues after being sacked for ‘groping woman’
A gay skydiving instructor is suing his company after he was sacked for allegedly groping a young female student.
29 September 2010
British army claims having openly gay soldiers has ‘increased productivity’
Following the defeat of a vote in the US Senate to debate ending the US army's Don't ask, Don't tell' policy, the British army claims that allowing gay and lesbians to openly served has improved the armed forces.
27 August 2010
Gay discrimination ordinance is withdrawn in Tennessee at request of LGBT rights group
A controversial Employment Non-Discrimination Ordinance (ENDO) created to protect LGBT people from discrimination when applying for jobs with the city council of Memphis, Tennessee, has been withdrawn - at the request of a local gay rights group.
11 August 2010
St Andrews students concerned after ‘anti-gay’ professor is hired
Students at the University of St Andrews have complained after a professor who said homosexuality was "not normal" was given a full-time post.
16 July 2010
Former BP chief says gays and lesbians are still forced to hide their sexuality
Lord Browne of Madingley, the former chief executive of BP, has said that homophobia is still commonplace in public life.