26 January 2012
UK survey: 81% of actors ‘open about sexuality’
In a new survey of the acting industry, eight in ten actors said they were 'out' professionally and three quarters of respondents said the decision to come out had not hindered their career.
15 January 2012
Gay dean to sue Church of England after twice being rejected as bishop due to his sexuality
Britain’s most senior openly gay cleric has threatened to sue the Church of England unless it promotes him to Bishop.
11 January 2012
Oxford City dismisses player for Gareth Thomas tweet
Oxford City FC said today it had released Lee Steele from his obligations to the club after the player posted a comment on Twitter which was "seriously contrary to the ethos of the club".
11 January 2012
Spies and accountants in Stonewall’s new employer index
One of the largest professional services firms in the world, Ernst & Young, has topped Stonewall's list of the 100 best employers for gay and bi employees.
30 December 2011
Best big companies for gay staff in the US revealed
The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual rankings of US companies by the support they give to LGBT employees, and revealed that nearly a quarter of the 850 companies surveyed scored full marks.
13 December 2011
US gay serviceman reinstated following Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell discharge
A gay linguist who was discharged from the US Navy under the now-repealed Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DODT) ban on openly gay men and women from serving in the armed forces has been reinstated, his attorneys have announced.
25 November 2011
Google seeks to improve benefits for trans employees
US staff of the internet giant will now be able to cover the cost of gender transitioning procedures and treatments in accordance with the WPATH.
31 October 2011
US Christian university forces staff to declare heterosexuality
Employees must sign a declarative Personal Lifestyle Statement, abstaining from all sexual activity prohibited by the Bible.
21 October 2011
Stonewall launches gay-friendly job website
Gay rights charity Stonewall has launched a job website with vacancies from gay-friendly employers.
12 October 2011
Survey: Half of gay men out at work
Over half of gay men have come out at work, a survey says.
4 October 2011
US study says gay men are less likely to be offered job interviews
An American study says that openly gay men are less likely to be called back for job interviews - particularly in the South and Midwest.
3 October 2011
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7 September 2011
Court says Arizona must continue paying benefits to gay government workers
A court has ruled that the US state of Arizona must continue to pay spouse health benefits to gay and lesbian government workers.
6 September 2011
Virginia woman sues over ‘lesbian perception’ firing
A Virginia woman claims she lost out on a job at a youth group because board members looked at her Facebook profile and assumed she was a lesbian.
26 August 2011
Teacher compared teaching style to Jesus’ before anti-gay rant
Mr Buell said: "I try to teach and lead my students as if Lake Co.
25 August 2011
US teacher returns after anti-gay rant “did not violate code of conduct”
High school teacher who "almost threw up" on hearing about gay marriage legislation did not "disrupt" the school districts processes.
4 August 2011
Another MP condemns religious rights motion
Another MP has withdrawn his name from a motion supporting proposals to give religious homophobes the right to 'reasonable accomodation' in the workplace.
27 July 2011
A third of US workers have health benefits for gay partners
Around a third of workers in the US have access to health benefits for gay partners, research shows.
11 July 2011
US city to reimburse gay workers for unfair tax
A Massachusetts city will become the first to pay gay public workers more than their straight colleagues because gay workers are subject to more federal tax.
7 July 2011
Appeals court rules that Pentagon must stop enforcing gay military ban
A US appeals court has ordered the US government to stop enforcing the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (DADT) ban on gay men and women openly serving in the military.