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  • Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti

    Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti
    Twenty-three anti-Semitism watchdog groups from across the country have signed a letter to the president of Northwestern University expressing their concerns for Jewish students on campus after anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered on campus last week....
  • Chesapeake High teacher alleges discrimination in civil rights complaint

    Chesapeake High teacher alleges discrimination in civil rights complaint
    Salifou Keita first thought it was just a series of misunderstandings. The teacher at Chesapeake High School began working in 2012 in the Chesapeake Regional Program, a program for students with special needs. He eventually taught French classes, too....
  • Rights group: Czechs still segregating Roma kids at schools

    The Czech Republic has failed to comply with a European court order to stop placing healthy Gypsy children in schools for the mentally disabled, Amnesty International said Thursday. The European Court of Human Rights ruled in 2007 that the Czech Republic...
  • Little Rock approves anti-discrimination protections

    Little Rock officials voted Tuesday to prohibit the city and companies contracting with it from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, challenging a new Arkansas law criticized as anti-gay. The ordinance approved by the city's...
  • Oklahoma bill on Uber deletes protection for gay riders

    A bill that sets up a regulatory framework in Oklahoma for ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft passed the state Senate on Wednesday, but not before a provision protecting gay and transgender passengers from discrimination was removed. The...
  • Attorney General says fertility law for same-sex couples may discriminate against straight ones

    Attorney General says fertility law for same-sex couples may discriminate against straight ones
    A law passed this session to end discrimination against lesbian couples seeking advanced fertility treatments in Maryland may have "inadvertently" introduced discrimination against straight couples, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh....
  • Third-generation survivor takes helm of NEXT GENERATIONS

    Third-generation survivor takes helm of NEXT GENERATIONS
    A historic moment took place for NEXT GENERATIONS at its "End of Season" Luncheon on Sunday, April 12. For the first time in its 11-year history, NEXT GENERATIONS — the South Florida nonprofit comprised of children and grandchildren of Holocaust...
  • Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over

     Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The gay rights movement is undoubtedly experiencing its most successful years: bans against same-sex marriage continue to fall; men and women have come out of the closet in business, entertainment and sports; and LGBT characters are mainstays on...
  • Gender-based pay disparities persist in Maryland

    Gender-based pay disparities persist in Maryland
    Women in Maryland earn less than men for the same work in every county but Prince George's, new data shows, yet the state fares better than most, according to another survey, with the second-smallest gender-based pay gap in the nation. Overall, women...
  • Exec tells McCrory IBM opposes NC 'religious freedom' bill

    Technology giant IBM's top North Carolina executive has told state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory that the corporation strongly opposes proposed legislation supporters say protects religious convictions and opponents worry allows discrimination against...
  • Gov. Jindal vehemently defends religious objections bill

    Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday gave a full-throated defense of a divisive religious objections bill that critics say could sanction discrimination against same-sex couples in Louisiana The Republican governor's comments doubling down in support of the...