The Department of Labor proposed a rule Wednesday allowing “religion-exercising organizations” with federal contracts to raise religious exemptions if accused of bias in their hiring practices.
Proposed rule would cement religious exemptions from bias claims. Move raises LGBT worker protection concerns
After transgender woman Gretchen Diez was rejected from using the bathroom on the basis of sex, Senator Risa Hontiveros renewed her call for Congress to pass the SOGIE equality bill.
A group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives has called for an investigation on the alleged discrimination against a transgender woman in a Quezon City mall.
Couple were married overseas, but because this is not legally recognised in China the step is seen as the closest thing to a marriage certificate
A proposal to provide state-funded in-vitro fertilization treatment for lesbian couples and single mothers is being welcomed by LGBT groups, but conservatives are vowing to take to the streets in opposition.
They urge the government to recognize the extent of violence against the LGBT community.
All of this seems to suggest that the push for transgender rights by the government was never about empowering the 440,000 transgender Indians, but a publicity stunt to showcase inclusive nationalism to the world at large.
A ballot-box effort to roll back transgender rights in Uruguay failed to draw enough voters to the polls to trigger a national referendum, prompting LGBT+ rights supporters to declare victory on Monday over the conservative-backed initiative.
It has been criticised by many as it does not provide reservation for employment and education, which is important to ensure social justice to the community.
Previously, activists had called for the full text of the Bill to be made available and had demanded that inputs and suggestions from the community be sought and incorporated into the Bill.
Single women and lesbians in France no longer would have to go abroad to get pregnant with a doctor’s help under a proposed law that would give them access to medically assisted reproduction at home for the first time.