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Millions of US LGBT workers gain workplace discrimination protection

An Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination will affect all those working for federal contractors and subcontractors.  President Obama’s Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination has now come into effect. The US President signed the bill last July and it came into effect yesterday (8 April). It is now forbidden for federal contractors and subcontractors

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Italy: Catholic school “fires teacher for refusing to deny being a lesbian”

The teacher, who gave the name Silvia, claimed that Sacro Cuore school near Trento let her go because she refused to confirm or deny rumours that she was a lesbian.  She told newspaper La Repubblica: “What happened to me is medieval. Maybe I’m a lesbian, maybe I’m not. But asking me about my sexual orientation as a