This Map Shows All the States Where You Can Still Be Fired for Being Gay in 2014 – Mic

Terrific reminder jerBear how marriage equality has somehow bypassed equal protection laws for gays, lesbians and transgender people. The best way to erase discrimination is once again to drag it out into the sunshine for discussion! 😉

Fairy JeriBear's Trans/LGBTQIA+ Musings From The City Different - Santa Fe, NM

Earlier today I mentioned New Mexico has a non-discrimination law that is inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity. However New Mexico and Colorado are the only states in the neighborhood with such protections. Here’s an article by Marcie Bianco from Mic.com that looks at the places where you can still be fired for being LGBTIQ…

Tim Cook’s public announcement last week that he’s gay was a celebratory moment that marked the first time a Fortune500 company was being led by an openly gay CEO.

“I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation,” Cook said in a statement. “Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a difference in the way they treat me. Of course, I’ve had the good fortune to work at a company that loves creativity and innovation and knows it can only flourish when you embrace people’s differences.” 

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