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Amazon is saying ‘no gays, no way’ to states without LGBTQ protections, report says

By Craig Jarvis for Raleigh News & Observer The Washington Post reported Friday that Amazon has decided to limit its criteria for choosing a second headquarters to states that have laws in place to protect gay and transgender people. The Post attributed the decision to two unnamed sources. The Post also reported that Amazon representatives […]

CBE encourages support and passage of the Equality Act of 2015

Covering eight major areas of federal discrimination law the Equality Act of 2015 will provide protect LGBT people in public accommodations, public education, employment, housing, federal funding, jury service, legal protections, and credit. These protections will be made possible by amending the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation and gender identity among […]

Job opportunity: Teach For America operations coordinators

In the summer of 2015, the new Teach For America corps members will come together across seventeen different sites for an intensive five to seven week training program called institute.  During this time, corps members prepare for their two-year commitment to teach in low-income communities and expand educational opportunities for students across the country. Teach […]