Equal rights for all citizens is a fundamental principle in a democratic society; and. Gay and lesbian citizens continue to suffer extreme discrimination in employment, military service, housing, and public accommodations; and. June 25, marked the 25th anniversary of Stonewall, the start of the national gay and lesbian rights movement; and. Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Connecticut, California, New Jersey, Vermont, Minnesota and many local governments have laws and policies banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation; and.
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Our Eye Center has answers to your vision health questions. Visit today. America's older population is growing, and so is the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT adults who are moving into their later years. In the next several decades, LGBT adults age 65 and above is expected to double, reaching more than 3 million by
Jump to navigation Skip navigation. The struggle of LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for equal rights has moved to center stage. LGBT people are battling for their civil rights in Congress, in courtrooms and in the streets. Well-known figures are discussing their sexual orientation in public. Gay and lesbian people are featured in movies and on television - not as novelty characters, but as full participants in society.
A federal judge in Atlanta has ruled that the daughter of a married same-sex couple in Georgia who was born via surrogate in England has been an American citizen since birth, and ordered the State Department to issue a U. District Judge Michael Brown wrote in an order issued last week that the girl is not required to be biologically related to both of her U. Civil Rights Act protects gay and lesbian employees from workplace bias, court rules. A federal appeals court in Chicago on Tuesday ruled that the Civil Rights Act protects gay and lesbian employees from workplace discrimination, the first time a federal appellate court has come to that conclusion.