The next hurdle for the LGBT equality movement

Many people are not aware that in most states, members of the LGBT community, even though they can now marry, lack any legal protection from being fired or otherwise discriminated against. John Oliver on his show Last Week Tonight discussed the need to pass federal legislation to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

In a question that he posed to all the people running for president, only Democrats Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, and Lincoln Chafee said they would support such legislation. The others did not respond.


  1. Mano Singham says


    He was advocating for laws prohibiting discrimination based on either sexual orientation or gender identity. I have corrected the oversight in my post.

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