Taiwan's first official same-sex weddings will take place later Friday in a landmark moment for LGBT rights in Asia, a week after lawmakers took the historic decision to legalise gay marriage. Hundreds of couples across the island are expected to turn up at government offices on Friday morning to register their relationships as marriages, the first time they have been able to legally wed. Taiwan made history last week when it became the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage, sparking jubilation among huge crowds of gay rights supporters on the streets of Taipei.
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In America, it's legal in 15 states to fire gay or transgender people simply based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, according to a new report. Currently, the nation has a patchwork of state laws and federal court decisions that create uneven employment protections for the LGBTQ community, depending on where they live and work, according to the analysis by the Movement Advancement Project, or MAP — a Boulder, Colorado-based think tank. Source: Movement for Advancement Project. Patricia Dawson, 50, of Pangburn, Arkansas was fired from her job as a contractor in shortly after revealing to her boss that she was transitioning to a woman.
The manager of a Subway sandwich shop in Houston, Texas, was fired after text messages revealed that he refused to hire a teen because she was black. The situation came to a head after a conversation between the manager and a Subway employee went viral on social media. The manager then asked how Simmons looked.
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For starters, there is no federal law that expressly prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The issue has so far been before several federal appeals courts one level below the Supreme Court with a mix of results. In Aprilthe 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of educator Kimberly Hivelyarguing that her employment termination due to her sexual orientation is in fact covered by Title VII protections.
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A former kindergarten teacher in Qingdao, Shandong province, has taken the school to labor arbitration, alleging discrimination because he is homosexual. Yu Liying, the teacher's lawyer, told an arbitration committee on Tuesday that the teacher was "fired indirectly" for his sexual orientation and demanded his job back. The kindergarten said the man resigned voluntarily. Wei Wenquan, the kindergarten's owner, said "the teacher himself quit by writing a resignation letter".