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Music Director at Catholic Church Fired for Gay Marriage

Sep 27
A music director at a Catholic church in Rhode Island says he has been fired because he married a man.

Ex-Employee Sues Whole Foods for $75K for Anti-Gay Harassment, Discrimination

Sep 22
A former employee for Whole Foods in Boulder, Colo., is suing the supermarket company for anti-gay harassment and discrimination she said she endured, and is seeking $75,000 in damages.

Lawyer for Gay Police Chief Says She Was Fired Illegally

Sep 13
The lawyer for a fired gay police chief says she should get her job back because the South Carolina town of Latta didn't follow the law.

Small Town Fires Gay Police Chief Citing Poor Performance

By Jeffrey Collins | Sep 9
The man who helped save the job of the openly gay police chief in a small South Carolina town now says he had to fire her because she wasn't doing her job right.

Michelle Rivera-Clonch Named Omega Women's Leadership Center Director

By EDGE | Aug 29
The Omega Women's Leadership Center announced Michelle Rivera-Clonch, an educational leader in women's advocacy, as director of the OWLC.

Lesbian Woman Sues Catholic School Over Firing

Aug 19
A woman is suing a Roman Catholic school in New Jersey, alleging the school violated the state's discrimination law when she was fired because she's married to a woman.

Judge Dismisses Case Over Transgender Embalmer's Firing

By Jeff Karoub | Aug 19
A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender embalmer who was fired by a Detroit-area funeral home after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female and would dress as a woman.

Ga. Music Teacher Resigns After Sexting with Male Former Student

Aug 18
A long-time high school music/chorus teacher and swimming coach resigned last month amid a scandal involving texts he sent to an 18-year-old boy via Instagram suggesting the student drink and get naked with him.

In Lieu of Tip, Mo. Waiter Gets Anti-Gay Message

Aug 8
A waiter reportedly received an anti-gay message instead of a tip from three customers at a Mexican restaurant in Kansas City, Mo.

Summertime and the Living Isn't Easy: Use Your Vacation Time!

Aug 8
It's summer time and the living is ... not so easy for some. American workers have been taking less and less vacation over the past 15 years. A study by Project: Time Off found that in 2015, more than half of American workers left vacation time unused.

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