In the United States, we don’t have any Federal-level anti-discrimination laws for our LGBTQ citizens. Nevertheless, law firms across the country are preparing for a spike in anti-discrimination lawsuits. Why? Because as hard as it is for people to find work, it’s even harder if you’re queer. (This probably isn’t a surprise.) This news and more in our look at how cultures around the world are intersecting with being LGBTQ.
This coverage promotes sexual and gender equality while highlighting issues of health, violence, culture, and legal and human rights. Equal Eyes provides advocates and allies a common frame of reference for the realities of global LGBTI communities. Through followup reporting and disseminating this coverage, our effort is to ensure we have a representation of the global stories that matter most or may have under-reporting.
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