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Discrimination

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  • Judge: Fired Ohio State band director's lawsuit may proceed

    A band director fired by Ohio State University for allowing a "sexualized culture" within its celebrated marching band may move forward with his civil rights lawsuit against the school, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge James Graham...
  • Soccer stadium, Interstate 4 and prejudice: Letters

    Soccer stadium, Interstate 4 and prejudice: Letters
    Rethink soccer stadium I'm a huge Orlando City Lions soccer fan. I've been a season-ticket holder for three years. I'm also a practical libertarian. This puts me at odds. Yes, I want to go to soccer games, but I don't want those games to be in a state-...
  • Sexism both hindered and helped my career

    Sexism both hindered and helped my career
    I got my job as a reporter at the New York Times in 1977 partly because I was a woman. Some said that I lost my job at the paper almost 30 years later for the same reason, but, while I was certainly affected by sexism, my departure was another story...
  • 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...
  • Florida Legislature adds protections for pregnant women

    Florida is making it clear that anti-discrimination laws extend to pregnant women. The Florida Legislature on Friday passed a bill that would add pregnant women to the state's existing civil rights law. The measure passed the Florida House by a 115-2...
  • Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights

    Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights
    Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is officially in the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination. That most certainly means he has a campaign book on the market.   My copy of Rubio’s American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for...
  • 'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas

     'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas
    Hollywood invaded the small West Texas town of Marfa 60 years ago this summer to make the epic "Giant," based on Edna Ferber's bestseller chronicling 25 years in the lives of a powerful rancher, his strong-willed, opinionated wife and a surly ranch hand...
  • Transgender man sues loan company over sex bias claim

    A 21-year-old transgender man says in a sex discrimination lawsuit that he was forced to leave his job at a Mississippi-based loan company once officials there found out he was born a woman but dressed and acted like a man. Tristan Broussard filed suit...
  • Clinic agrees to pay $150k in transgender lawsuit

    A central Florida eye clinic has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a transgender employee who was terminated. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit which alleges the Lakeland...
  • Bruce Jenner: Transgender advocates wary of spectacle taking shape

    Bruce Jenner: Transgender advocates wary of spectacle taking shape
    When Time magazine put actress Laverne Cox on its cover last year and proclaimed transgender rights as America’s next “civil rights frontier,” many activists sensed their fight was moving in the direction of acceptance. The video game...
  • Be careful bigoted businesses

    Why do many so-called religious people camouflage bigotry? Why does a business owner care about anything but whether a customer pays or not? It’s good business to serve everyone! If I’m a customer and run into a business that doesn’t...