Posted on February 24, 2015

The landscape of workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees is continuing to evolve. A 2011 study by the Williams Institute found that LGBT employees make up at least seven million private sector employees, one million state and local government employees, and 200,000 federal employees. This article reviews the current state of federal and Georgia law affecting LGBT workplace rights, and offers practical considerations for the nonprofit employer, including helping employers to identify policies and benefits that should be amended in light of recent legal developments.