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Sexual orientation & gender identity (LGBT) discrimination

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5 July 2019

USA: American Bar Association files amicus brief to support LGBT employees & urges Supreme Court to recognise prohibition against discrimination on sexual orientation

Author: Amanda Robert, ABA Journal

"ABA amicus brief supports LGBTQ employees in Title VII discrimination cases", 3 July 2019...

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5 July 2019

USA: Over 200 companies sign Supreme Court brief in support of LGBTQ workers

Author: Tim Fitzsimons, NBC News

"Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers," 2 July 2019...

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20 June 2019
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Author: Amandine Fabrègue,, Hétéroclite (France)

« Au travail, les multiples visages des LGBTphobies », 18 juin 2019...

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19 June 2019

USA: Supreme Court rejects appeal against bakers who refused to make wedding cake for same-sex couple on religious grounds

Author: The Independent (UK)

"US Supreme Court throws out appeal against bakers who refused to make same-sex wedding cake", 18 Jun 2019...

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18 June 2019

Canada: Govt. publishes updated guidelines on supporting defenders & emphasises role of business

On the occasion of the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s visit to Canada, the Government of Canada released an updated version of the guidance on supporting human rights defenders for the staff of Canadian missions...

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18 June 2019

Canada: Updated guidelines on supporting defenders strongly reference defenders working on business issues

Author: Government of Canada

"Voices at Risk: Canada’s Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders", 17 Jun 2019...

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7 June 2019

USA: Ex employee sues Goldman Sachs over alleged discrimination based on sexual orientation

Author: Edward Helmore, The Guardian (USA)

Banking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and allegedly subjected to homophobic retaliation....

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21 May 2019

Hong Kong: MTR Corp. and Airport Authority reverse ban on Cathay Pacific's same-sex ad amid criticisms

Author: Danny Lee, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“Hong Kong’s Airport Authority joins MTR Corp in reversing ban on Cathay Pacific same-sex ad after LGBT outcry”, 21 May 2019...

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17 May 2019

Saudi Arabia’s repression shouldn’t be rewarded with a World Cup

Author: Minky Worden (HRW), Washington Post

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15 May 2019
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Le boycott a fonctionné : Le sultan de Brunei suspend la lapidation des homosexuels », 14 mai 2019 ...

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