"LGBT Americans find their livelihoods are placed in jeopardy when they either take the bold step of coming out or when the facts of their lives are inadvertently discovered."
-Deborah J. Vagins-
Vagins urges Congress to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007 (ENDA), which "would make it illegal for employers to make decisions about hiring, firing, promoting or paying an employee based on sexual orientation or gender identity." Read more here.
For some more reading, check out the ACLU's report, entitled "Working in the Shadows."