Will Domestic Partner Benefits Stay or Go After the Supreme Court Decision?
Employers consider dropping benefits to same-sex domestic partners The U.S. Supreme Court decision on June 26, 2015 means all states must now license same-sex marriages or recognize those performed in other states. The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans administered a survey to find out how the Obergefell v.... Read more
Corporations weigh in on Friday’s Supreme Court decision on Same-Sex Marriage
Social media streams were filled with rainbows Friday–many representing consumer brands– as corporations large and small posted in celebration of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on same-sex marriage. The public displays of support show how far the nation has come in supporting gay marriage in a short time. According... Read more
What’s Next after Marriage Equality? Business and Government Leaders respond
In this stirring video by Out Leadership, last week’s landmark decision for full marriage equality in all 50 states provides a backdrop for discussion by corporate and government leaders on “what’s next” after the ruling. Their answer is unanimous: only when discrimination is wholly eliminated from the workplace will... Read more
GetEQUAL Celebrates 5th Anniversary with the Launch of “No Asterisks” Campaign for Full Federal LGBTQ Equality
View image | gettyimages.com Yesterday, five years after the launch of the organization, GetEQUAL announced a LGBTQ Bill of Rights as part of a new “No Asterisks” campaign for full LGBTQ equality.  The LGBTQ Bill of Rights is based on a year’s worth of listening sessions and surveys of... Read more
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jeremy Protas has been selected to serve as President of the Board of Directors of the National LGBT Bar Association this year.  Protas will assume the role of President of the Board on February 12, 2015. “It’s an exciting time... Read more

New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade was a little lighter this year because Guinness America, a long-time parade supporter, withdrew its sponsorship, citing the parade’s decision to bar LGBT groups from participating.

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Arizona approved Senate Bill 1026, a legislation that prevents state action against businesses that deny service to customers based on sexual orientation.

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Darden Restaurants Scores 100 Percent on the Human Rights Campaign 2014 Corporate Equality Index.

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NBCUniversal’s LGBT employee resource group, [email protected], has partnered with “The Center,” New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community center, to introduce a signature program called The Legacy Project, which will provide mentorship opportunities in production, broadcasting, and film making for college-aged LGBT students and their allies in the NYC metro-market.

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By Grace Austin The University of California at Berkeley has a long and storied history of dissident voices on campus. Established in 1868 near the San Francisco Bay, the public research university currently counts more than 35,000 enrolled students. It is the oldest of the ten major campuses in... Read more