Lilly Ledbetter worked for nearly 20 years at a Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. She sued her employer after learning that she was paid less than her male counterparts, despite having more experience than several of them
Anything But Straight: Frank Talk on Race and Prop. 8
On Election Day, 70-percent of African Americans voted to take away a gay person’s right to marry primarily based on a book – the Bible – that calls on slaves to obey their masters. Mormons funded the measure – even though religious discrimination drove them from Missouri and Illinois in […]
Jim Moran’s News Commentary
The House is poised this week to take a historic step in favor of gay rights, with passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, otherwise known as ENDA (H.R. 3685).
Four Falls Church Police Employees Sue City for Discrimination
Four City of Falls Church police employees filed suit in the U.S. District Court in Alexandria last week alleging employment discrimination and seeking over $10 million in compensation and damages. Officers Markus Bristol, Frank D. Hicks, Derrica N. Wilson and civilian employee Carolyn Pendleton, all identified in the suit as […]
Anything But Straight: Time For a Smart Gay Agenda
It is time the gay movement took the religious right’s advice and created a gay agenda. The new Democratic Congress is about to triumphantly take the reins, offering a unique opportunity to pass legislation, but we must tread carefully to avoid repeating past mistakes.
F.C. Council Uses Harsh Words to Denounce
Says It ‘Deplores Discrimination’ in State Constitution “The Falls Church City Council opposes all discrimination based on immutable characteristics, including sexual orientation, and deplores any proposal to write such discrimination into the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia.”