New census data reveals more details about LGBTQ community

Sep 17, 2020
The data isn't perfect, advocates say, but it's likely to prove useful to government agencies and employers.
The U.S. Census found same-sex couples participate in the labor force at a higher rate than opposite-sex couples — almost 85% compared to just over 80%.
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After Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ rights, activists continue push for legislation on discrimination

It is still not against the law to discriminate because of sex in places open to the public like stores or restaurants.
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Supreme Court ruling prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBTQ people

Jun 15, 2020
It had been legal to fire someone for being gay or transgender, deepening economic disparities.
An activist holds a Pride Flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday after the Court ruled LGBTQ people cannot be fired for their sexual orientation.
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The doctor who left primary care to help LGBTQ patients

Nov 12, 2019
"It's so rewarding to just provide good care, and be kind and have them feel safe," said Dr. Crystal Beal.
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The cost of building a family using donor sperm

Oct 24, 2019
Malkia and Nick Hutchinson-Arvizu are hoping to expand their family, but are struggling with the price tag.
Malkia and Nick Hutchinson-Arvizu outside their home in Houston.
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LGBTQ people are more likely than ever to become parents. Is the fertility industry serving them?

Oct 16, 2019
LGBTQ people could be a big part of the market for assisted reproductive technology and some fertility businesses are learning to cater to their needs.
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In lingerie, winds of change

Aug 23, 2019
Victoria's Secret recently hired its first openly transgender model.
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From throwing beer bottles to rainbow beer bottles

Jun 25, 2019
How Pride parades became street festivals with a marketing edge.
A pride flag waves at New York City's 2017 Gay Pride Parade, which some say includes too many corporate sponsors and politicians.
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For LGBTQ people, personal finance can be extra stressful

Mar 7, 2019
The Nancy podcast from WNYC examines why.
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"Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown on how reality TV affects society

Mar 5, 2019
The former social worker wants to use his platform to help people live better lives.
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