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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Legislation that would establish the nation’s first-ever federal insurance program for paid family and medical leave was reintroduced in Congress this week by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). The LGBTQ-inclusive FAMILY Act would ensure employees have access to 12 weeks of partial income if they take time off for their health, a health problem of a child, parent, spouse or domestic partner, the birth or adoption of a child, or military caregiving and leave purposes. 

 

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WASHINGTON, DC -  The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is proud to announce Nashville Mayor David Briley has signed an executive order including NGLCC certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) in contracting and procurement opportunities throughout the city. For LGBT citizens of Nashville, this inclusive policy provides fair and equal access to contracting opportunities and economic development programs that drive innovation, create jobs, and promote economic growth throughout the region.

 

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As the incoming pro-equality U.S. House sets its sights on the Equality Act -- crucial federal legislation that would provide consistent and explicit non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation or gender identity -- recent polling from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and Equality Virginia finds that a growing majority of Americans support federal non-discrimination protections and LGBTQ equality.

 

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The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in conjunction with the Equality Federation Institute, has released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI) - a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect LGBTQ people and their families, and assessing how well states are protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination.

 

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New partnership with Presente expands HRC’s commitment to ensuring protections for LGBTQ workers across the Latin American region

 

LIMA -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced a partnership with Presente -- Peru’s largest LGBT advocacy group -- to promote LGBT inclusion across workplaces in Peru. HRC joined Presente and corporate partners in Lima to honor for the first time major employers, including American Airlines, Atento, Scotiabank, WeWork and Techo Perú, for their growing commitment to greater LGBT equality and inclusion for workers across the country.

 

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