Infographic of LGBT rights Gay rights in the US, state by state. Gay rights laws in America have evolved to allow — but in some cases ban — rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people on a range of issues, including marriage, hospital visitation, adoption, housing, employment and school bullying. The handling of gay rights issues vary by state and follow trends by region.
A 2013 report authored by The Movement Advancement Project (MAP), the Center for American Progress (CAP), and Human Rights Campaign. Includes statistics on LGBT workers, barriers to their employment, and suggestions for removing those barriers.
In this follow-up to the 2009 study, Degrees of Equality, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has studied the national picture of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers’ experiences of inclusion on the job as contrasting with the perceptions of their non-LGBT coworkers on issues.
2012 report by the Center for American Progress that details how workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees is economically unwise, workplace policies, and best practices to support a more qualified, productive, and profitable workforce.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.
Search companies, municipalities and healthcare facilities to see how they rate on HRC’s Corporate, Municipal and Healthcare Equality Indices — benchmarks of LGBTQ-inclusive policies, practices and benefits of America's employers.
Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality. Through their worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships and annual Workplace Summit conference, they help LGBTQ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all.
Learn about the various types of discrimination prohibited by the laws enforced by EEOC. Also find links to the relevant laws, regulations and policy guidance, and also fact sheets, Q&As, best practices, and other information from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)