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Discrimination

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  • Evidence of discrimination in Ferguson, Missouri, not a shock

    Evidence of discrimination in Ferguson, Missouri, not a shock
    When it was revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice investigation had uncovered evidence that the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department had participated in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African-Americans, it wasn't exactly a...
  • Things to know about the Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill

    Utah lawmakers, LGBT activists and officials with the Utah-based Mormon church released a landmark bill this week that blends discrimination protections for gay and transgender people and protections for the religious. Some key questions about the bill:...
  • Florida Senate Democrats push anti-discrimination bills

    Democrats in the Florida Senate say the state needs new anti-discrimination laws to protect gays, former felons and pregnant women. The senators also told a Tallahassee press conference Friday that they want mandatory paid sick leave for workers. The...
  • Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes 1st test

    A landmark Utah proposal protecting gay and transgender individuals passed its first test at the state Legislature on Thursday when a Republican-controlled Senate committee offered its unanimous and at times emotional support of the measure. Todd Weiler,...
  • Ellen Pao trial: At Kleiner, business talk turned to porn stars, Playboy

    SAN FRANCISCO The investigator Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers hired in late 2011 to investigate claims of its women employees being mistreated at the firm took the stand Thursday in the venture capital firm's high-profile sex discrimination trial....
  • Ga. Senate OK's religious freedom bill feared by LGBT groups

    The Georgia Senate gave decisive approval Thursday to a contentious "religious freedom" bill — one of a wave of measures surfacing in at least a dozen states that critics say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and...
  • LBJ linked Latinos, civil rights in 'Selma' speech

    Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act that would "open the city of hope to all people of all races."...
  • Va. AG: School boards can ban discrimination against gays

    Local school boards in Virginia have authority to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their anti-discrimination policies, according to the state's attorney general. Democrat Mark Herring's written opinion reverses one issued in 2002 by a...
  • Mormon church backs Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill

    Utah lawmakers introduced a landmark bill Wednesday that bars discrimination against gay and transgender individuals while protecting the rights of religious groups and individuals. The measure has a rare stamp of approval from the Mormon church and...
  • Venture capitalist details firm's make-or-break culture in sex discrimination case

    SAN FRANCISCO Jurors in a high-profile sex discrimination case got a deeper look into the challenges women face in venture capital and the rarity of anyone man or woman getting a promotion at venture firms when the group of 12 on Wednesday had the...
  • Venture capitalist John Doerr testifies in Ellen Pao sex discrimination case

    SAN FRANCISCO Even one of the nation's most successful and respected venture capitalists and a champion of women in tech couldn't stop a broiling gender conflict inside his own firm from escalating to a sex discrimination lawsuit that has captured...