Will We See A Spike In Anti-Discrimination Lawsuits?
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.
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