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Petition asks President Obama to require LGBT non-discrimination policies for federal contractors


More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on President Barack Obama to sign an executive order to require companies that hold federal contracts to enact LGBT non-discrimination employment policies.

The petition was started by Tico Almeida, president of Freedom to Work, an organization dedicated to protecting LGBT workers from harassment in the workplace.

According to Freedom to Work, some 16 million Americans who work with the federal government are unprotected from anti-gay discrimination on the job.