Even though recent polls show that close to 90 percent of people in the United States think lesbians and gay men should have equal rights in the workplace:
- There is still no federal law that expressly forbids sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination in the private sector.
- There is no statewide law providing express protection against sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace in 32 states.
- There is no statewide law providing express protection against gender identity discrimination in the workplace in 42 states.
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