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Tutt Library Research Guides
Selected Books in the Library
Why It Matters?
Non-discrimination policies, benefits and other practices that include LGBT workers are essential for U.S. businesses as they compete for talent and customers. Though acceptance is growing, there is still room to improve and promote fairness both in and outside of the workplace.
from Human Rights Campaign: Workplace Issues
Organiztions of Interest
NGLCC: National GLBT Chamber of Commerce
Business advocate & direct link between GLBT business owners, corporations, and government.
NOGLSTP National Organization of GLBT Scientists & Technical Professionals
The mission of NOGLSTP is to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing education, advocacy, professional development, networking, and peer support.
Queers For Economic Justice
Works to challenges & change systems that create poverty & economic injustice in GLBT communities.
Web Sites of Interest
Bias in the Workplace: Consistent Evidence of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination
A 2007 report about the consistent evidence of sexual orientation & gender identity discrimination in the workplace.
LGBT Marketing Demographics
Political & social issues; finances, social circle, household consumption & purchasing, media consumption, Internet use, occupational data, recreation, etc.
The Impact of Inequality for Same-Sex Partners in Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans
Analyzes the impact of unequal treatment in the context of retirement plans & estimates employers' costs of adopting a policy of equal treatment.
Articles, resources, news, laws, and personal stories.
Selected Web Sites and Descriptions
Human Rights Campaign: Workplace Issues
The Human Rights Campaign provides excellent resources for LGBTQ people related to employment benefits, employer resources for hiring and retaining LGBTQ workers, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. The Human Rights Campaign also publishes the Corporate Equality Index listing companies and organizations that have the best work environments for LGBTQ workers.
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
National Center for Lesbian Rights: Employment
The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force publishes reports and research on a variety of topics related to the LGBTQ community including information related to anti-gay industry, campus issues, faith, hate crimes, marriage, parenting/family, transgender issues, and youth.
Pride At Work: LGBT Labor and Our Allies
Pride At Work is a nonprofit organization and an officially recognized constituency group of the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations.) We organize mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBT Community for social and economic justice
The Williams Institute at UCLA
The Williams Institute advances sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy through rigorous, independent research and scholarship, and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public. A national think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high quality research with real-world relevance. Look at the Research tab for topics of research.
Working in the Shadows: Ending Employment Discrimination for LGBT Americans
This ACLU issued report urges Congress to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), and uses the stories of workers from across the country who have experienced workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity to make the case for passage of the bill.
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