Equal treatment and respect for gays and lesbians in Norway

The Norwegian Government makes an active effort to safeguard gay and lesbian rights, to help gays and lesbians to live openly and to counteract discrimination. It is crucial to these efforts to ensure that organizations working to protect gay and lesbian rights have a funding framework that enables them to work constructively. The Norwegian Association

NOT PRIVATE ENOUGH? According to the pronouncements of some Lithuanian politicians and public figures, LGBT people can express their identities and sexualities only in certain places and spaces and to certain people. They must lead strictly compartmentalized private and public lives. Homosexuality is acceptable only as long as it remains private. The media analysis and

Gay rainbow arouses passion

The windows of the trolleybus in Kaunas with gay and lesbian sexual advertising were broken and the trolleybus in Vilnius unexpectedly broke down and did not leave the garage. The forthcoming events organized by the fighters for sexual minority rights in Vilnius may end in failure. Even the majority of the MPs do not support

UK: Law firms must challenge perception of discrimination among gay, lesbian solicitors

The Law Society has published its first report on the career experiences of gay and lesbian solicitors. The report focuses on the factors determining whether a gay or lesbian solicitor would be open about their sexuality in their workplace. Most participants acknowledged that they were reluctant to come out at work for fear that it

Fire brigades in Scotland recruit gay officers

SCOTLAND’S fire service is attempting to shed its “macho” image in a nationwide drive to recruit gay officers. Posters have been distributed in gay bars and clubs across the country as part of the equality campaign. Four of Scotland’s eight fire brigades are behind the move, which has also seen firefighters taking part in a

New research reveals the situation of homosexuals in Lithuania

The researchers from Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University conducted a research “Homosexuals in public and private spaces: socialistic and postsoviet context in Lithuania”. Below are the main thesis and results of this research, which is the first step towards sociological analysis of homosexual people in Lithuania. Transformation in the sphere of gender and sexuality was caused

This survey provides an analysis of the views of the European Business Test Panel (EBTP), a representative sample of around 3000 businesses from the 25 Member States of the European Union, on workplace diversity and anti-discrimination. 798 responses received. Which of the following diversity areas / ground of discrimination do your diversity policies address? Gender

UK Gays and Lesbians Unable to Reveal Sexuality at Work

Gay at home, but not at work. In the UK gay people recently started visiting their local registry offices to say ‘I do’. But when it comes to being honest to their co-workers about being gay, up to half say ‘I can’t’. New research shows why. London, UK (PRWEB) January 13, 2006 — Research findings