The UN Wants US Businesses To End Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination..

The UN’s action is not just aspirational, it is unfortunately defensive — designed to protect LGBTI workers, suppliers, distributors and consumers in the U.S. and abroad, in large and small companies alike, that still face discrimination based on how they identify. Workers like Jameka Evans, a former security guard at Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah, who was harassed, denied equal pay, and then forced from her job because she was a lesbian. The U.S. Supreme Court may now hear her case, potentially establishing federal employment protections on sexual orientation. Evans’s case — from hate to hope — is all the more remarkable in highlighting the very absurdity of the fact that discrimination is still legal. On a global scale, the UN’s standards are meant to serve as a guide for businesses across the world in their efforts to breakdown LGBTI discrimination in their workplace, marketplace, and community…

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