Blog Posts for Employment
On August 9, 2016, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) announced an important ruling concerning the rights of Massachusetts employees to be free from discrimination based on their transgender status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.The decision is a loud and clear legal precedent that intentional misuse of gender pronouns and gender based words to refer to a transgender employee can amount to unlawful, discriminatory harassment.
As the year comes to a close, here are 15 (plus a bonus for the New Year) things your support helped GLAD take on in 2015:
For so many LGBT people who have been rejected by families and experienced disproportionate rates of homelessness, poverty, discrimination and violence, participation in street economies is often critical to survival. That is why GLAD, along with other LGBT legal organizations, supported Amnesty International's recent resolution calling for the complete decriminalization of sex work.
Are you a current or former Wal-Mart employee and during your employment at Wal-Mart you were in a valid and legal marriage to a person of the same sex but were denied spousal healthcare coverage for your spouse?
For the past few weeks, GLAD has been soliciting responses from our community on what ‘Justice’ means to them. Check out some of the inspired responses we got from Boston Pride on GLAD’s Instagram.
The real test of a movement is whether it has the vision to imagine an even more just society for everyone, and the tenacity to get it done.