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Discrimination

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  • Arkansas bars expanding local protections for gays, lesbians

    Arkansas on Monday banned local governments from expanding anti-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity, a move criticized by retail giant Wal-Mart and gay rights groups who said the prohibition damaged the state's...
  • Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care

    Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care
    Gov. Larry Hogan recently enacted three health care regulations that were initially tagged for further review, one of which focused on banning discrimination against Medicaid patients due to sexual orientation and gender identity ("After delay, Hogan to...
  • Washington florist who refused to serve gay couple rejects settlement

    Washington florist who refused to serve gay couple rejects settlement
    A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding has rejected an offer from the Washington state attorney general to settle a discrimination case by paying a $2,000 fine. The rejected settlement also said if the florist chose to continue...
  • Wrongful regrets should be terminated at any age

    I feel badly for Bertha Lewis but, like so many others in similar situations, she needs to let go and move on. The 59-year-old Gary woman feels she was wrongly fired from her housekeeper job at Franciscan St. Margaret Healthcare Center in Hammond. "It...
  • Florist who refused to serve gay couple rejects settlement

    A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding has rejected an offer from the Washington state attorney general to settle a discrimination case by paying a $2,000 fine. The rejected settlement also said if the florist chose to continue...
  • Wyoming panel moves bill to ban sexual-orientation bias

    A bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity cleared a critical committee hearing on Friday and now heads for a vote next week in the full Wyoming House of Representatives. Same-sex couples in Wyoming...
  • Fraternity Sues Wesleyan, Claiming Sex Discrimination

    Fraternity Sues Wesleyan, Claiming Sex Discrimination
    Members and alumni of Wesleyan University's Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity have filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the university over its policy that forced them to go coed. The lawsuit was prompted by the university's recent decision to revoke...
  • US Muslims speak about their place in America

    President Barack Obama has argued the U.S. has one thing going for it that Europe doesn't: a tradition of warmly embracing its immigrants, including Muslims. Muslims living across the U.S. respond to his comments: "Muslims have been here maybe since...
  • Looking Out: Equality Maryland outlines legislative agenda

    Looking Out: Equality Maryland outlines legislative agenda
    Back in December, we outlined some of the legislative priorities that prominent lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy groups in Maryland had identified for the 2015 legislative session. As we pointed out last month, Maryland has same-sex...
  • Former CIA officer suing agency for wrongful termination

    A former CIA officer who operated under shadowy "non-official cover" status is suing the spy agency in federal court, claiming he was wrongly fired after a senior manager fabricated allegations of misconduct. The officer filed the lawsuit in U.S....
  • Pediatrician wouldn't care for baby with 2 moms

    DETROIT Sitting in the pediatrician's office with their 6-day-old daughter, the two moms couldn't wait to meet the doctor they had picked out months before. The Roseville, Mich., pediatrician one of many they had interviewed seemed the perfect fit: She...