Sexual orientation & gender identity (LGBT) discrimination

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5 June 2018

UN Special Rapporteur calls on platforms to use int'l human rights law as basis for content standards in new report

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16 May 2018

Commentary: Dating apps must do more to protect LGBTQ communities

Author: Afsaneh Rigot, OpenGlobalRights

"Apps and traps: why dating apps must do more to protect LGBTQ communities," 16 May 2018...

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15 May 2018

USA: Uber withdraws mandatory arbitration policy in sexual assault and harassment cases

Author: Shannon Bond and Peter Wells, The Financial Times

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27 March 2018
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Author: Chaco Día por Día (Argentina)

“Amnistía Internacional reveló que Twitter no respeta los derechos de las mujeres”, 21 de marzo de 2018...

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8 March 2018

USA: Court says religious rights cannot justify gender identity discrimination; rules in favour of unfairly dismissed transgender worker

Author: Daniel Wiessner, Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

"U.S. appeals court says civil rights law covers transgender workers", 7 Mar 2018...

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5 March 2018

Commentary: US Court of Appeals holds Civil Rights Act prohibits sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace despite not being expressly mentioned; practical implications

Author: T.H. Christopher, R.D. Avram, C.A. McDougal, Lexology (USA)

"Second Circuit Becomes the Second Federal Appeals Court to Hold That Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination", 2 Mar 2018...

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28 February 2018
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Author: Kathrin Werner, Süddeutsche Zeitung

"Firmenchefs sind die neuen Wächter der Werte", 27 Februar 2018...

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18 February 2018
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Author: La República (Costa Rica)

“Julio César Calvo: Empresas inclusivas son más rentables para la economía”, 14 de febrero de 2018...

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12 February 2018

Papua New Guinea: UN human rights chief urges measures to hold companies accountable for the human rights impacts of their activities

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

PORT MORESBY/GENEVA (9 February 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein...called on the Government of Papua New Guinea to take firm measures to combat corruption, build good governance and strengthen the rule of law,...

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26 January 2018

UN rights chief stresses leading role of businesses in ending LGBTI discrimination

Author: UN News Centre

With major companies joining the growing list of early adopters of United Nations standards to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people, the UN human rights chief on Friday highlighted the private sector's crucial...

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