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  • Scale of racism in Cup host Russia a threat, report says

    Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press. Researchers from the Moscow-based SOVA Center and the Fare...
  • Glenview bans housing voucher discrimination

    Glenview is aligning its fair housing ordinance with Cook County's by barring landlords from using housing vouchers as a reason to refuse potential tenants a lease. The Village Board on Feb. 17 gave preliminary approval to that change by a 6-1 vote. A...
  • Trexlertown Auntie Anne's fined over pregnancy discrimination

     Trexlertown Auntie Anne's fined over pregnancy discrimination
    The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission has ordered Auntie Anne's of Trexlertown and two other businesses to pay more than $47,000 in lost wages for discriminating against women who were pregnant. Heather Katelyn Romig of Orefield filed a complaint...
  • Niedner: Religious freedom bill would make discrimination OK

    Lawyers and judges will eventually determine the meaning and implications of the arcane legalese in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act the Indiana Senate passed this week and sent to the House of Representatives. To get a sense of what's at stake in...
  • WVa Senate leader: 'no way' considering discrimination bill

    There's "no way" the West Virginia Senate will consider a proposal to erase local ordinances that protect gay and transgender people from housing and employment discrimination, the second-ranking senator said Thursday. Republican Senate Majority Leader...
  • Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf

    Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview? Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito channeled his inner stand-up comic Wednesday in indicating that he and most of the court would side with...
  • Sergeant sues Southampton, alleges gender discrimination

    A Long Island police sergeant has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against Southampton Town. Susan Ralph alleges that she endured two decades of gender discrimination even after filing state and federal charges and reporting her complaints to the...
  • Zendaya accepts Giuliana Rancic's apology in dreadlocks debacle

    Zendaya accepts Giuliana Rancic's apology in dreadlocks debacle
    Zendaya Coleman has accepted Giuliana Rancic's apology for remarks over the "locs" hairstyle she wore on the Oscars red carpet, invoking the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a statement talking about "hidden prejudice" and explaining why she stood...
  • NC Senate response to gay marriage rulings is approved

    Some North Carolina court officials could opt out of marriage duties — including same-sex weddings — under legislation given state Senate approval Wednesday following a debate weighing centuries-old religious liberties with newly-expanded...
  • Lenhoff: Lake Zurich homeless housing fight goes beyond NIMBY

    Recent history has made dents in old, long-held misperceptions, discrimination and societal shunning of people on the "wrong" side of majority. Strides have been made in leveling the playing field for gay, lesbian and transgender people, as well as for...
  • Officer in gay pride parade incident speaks out

    A former Salt Lake City police officer who was put on leave and later resigned after he objected to riding in the motorcycle brigade at the front of last year's gay pride parade is speaking out against what he believes was a violation of his religious...