December 4, 2020
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Salem-News.com (Jul-21-2014 17:05)
President Signs Executive Order Banning LGBT Job DiscriminationSalem-News.com Staff
This order affects 24,000 companies that employ about 28 million workers, or about one-fifth of the nation’s workforce.
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Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, the lead Senate sponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and the leading congressional advocate for an executive order to bar federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT Americans in the workplace, released the following statement on President Obama’s signing of an executive order that bans workplace discrimination against millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors.
Salem-News.com (Jun-26-2014 09:45)
92 Percent of LGBT People Seek Treatment for One or More Mental or Physical DisordersSalem-News.com Staff
For the first time, LGBTQ people have access to comprehensive treatment that recognizes and addresses all of the significant issues they face.
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Armed with compelling new data from Hazelden's Butler Center for Research, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's leading addiction treatment provider, has tailored an innovative treatment model specifically for the millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people who seek lifelong freedom from substance abuse.
Salem-News.com (Jun-19-2014 15:10)
Presbyterian Pastors Can Now Marry Same Sex CouplesSalem-News.com
The presbyteries have a year to vote on the change, according to Kathy Melvin, a church spokeswoman.
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The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted Thursday to allow pastors to marry same-sex couples in states where it is legal, the church said on its Twitter account.
Salem-News.com (Jun-18-2014 05:21)
President Set to Sign Historic Order Banning LGBT DiscriminationSalem-News.com
Close to one quarter of the workforce in the country is made up of federal workers.
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President Barack Obama is set to sign an executive order that will ban government contractors from discriminating employees base on sexual orientation or gender identity.