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The Gay and Transgender Wage Gap

April 18, 2012

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Many Workers Receive Less Pay Due to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Reva Iman, 42, a homeless transgender woman, at her provided home in Atlanta. Gay and transgender workers need comprehensive federal protections against discrimination in hiring, firing, and wages.SOURCE: AP/ Erik S. Lesser By Crosby Burns | April 16, 2012 Not all employees […]

Women March for Rights of Rural Workers, Make Demands on President in Brazil

August 22, 2011

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by Thais Moraes 08/22/2011 by Focandoanoticia Brazil BRASILIA, BRAZIL – In the typical dry and hot climate of Brasília, Brazil’s capital, voices of protest, amplified by megaphones, resounded throughout the city center last Wednesday as 70,000 people – mostly women – marched to demand more rights for women who work in forests and rural areas […]

Women March for Rights of Rural Workers, Make Demands on President in Brazil

August 22, 2011

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by Thais Moraes 08/22/2011 by Focandoanoticia Brazil BRASILIA, BRAZIL – In the typical dry and hot climate of Brasília, Brazil’s capital, voices of protest, amplified by megaphones, resounded throughout the city center last Wednesday as 70,000 people – mostly women – marched to demand more rights for women who work in forests and rural areas […]