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  • Fashion, faith clash at Abercrombie

    Fashion, faith clash at Abercrombie
    In France, the bitter controversy over the hijab, or headscarf, worn by some Muslim women relates to citizenship, feminism and the secularism of the French Revolution and Republic. In America, we have Abercrombie. So perhaps it's fitting that the U.S....
  • HRC names Andy Harris among nation's most 'anti-equality' legislators

    The nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization has listed U.S. Rep. Andy Harris -- a Baltimore County Republican -- among the nation's "most anti-equality members of Congress." The Human Rights Campaign said...
  • 'Unveiled' takes aim at religious prejudices

    'Unveiled' takes aim at religious prejudices
    "Unveiled," a critically acclaimed one-woman show that aims to widen people's religious tolerances, will be performed at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the gymnasium at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield. Co-sponsoring the performance by Chicago-based actress...
  • Voting rules, gay marriage, other issues await Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Members of LGBT community must be willing to criticize their own

    I make no secret of the fact that I'm (an imperfect) Catholic. That makes for interesting conversations with strangers who only know me by what I've written, particularly former Catholics who still can't believe I go to Mass. So many of them wonder why...
  • Curfews on Syrian refugees in Lebanon fuel hostility: rights group

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Curfews imposed on Syrian refugees in villages across Lebanon are fuelling a climate of discrimination and hostility against new arrivals, a human rights group said in a statement on Friday. More than 45...
  • Disney autism disability lawsuit moves to Orlando federal court

    Disney autism disability lawsuit moves to Orlando federal court
    A federal judge has transferred a California autism discrimination lawsuit against the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to Orlando, after Disney argued for the transfer. The suit alleges that Disney’s Disability Access Service, which began in 2013,...
  • U.S. government lawsuits target transgender discrimination in workplace

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A funeral home and an eye clinic that fired employees who had changed their sex from male to female were sued last week as the U.S. government filed its first-ever federal lawsuits for transgender discrimination. The cases could...
  • Americans fear religion losing influence, say churches should speak out more

    Six years into a Democratic administration widely seen as pushing a secular agenda, nearly three-quarters of Americans say religion is losing influence in American life and about half say churches and other religious institutions should express their...
  • DSW to pay $900,000 over age discrimination accusations

    DSW to pay $900,000 over age discrimination accusations
    Shoe retailer DSW Inc. has agreed to pay $900,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the Chicago District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that accused the company of unfairly firing older workers. The EEOC had...
  • Platini criticises FIFA over discrimination tolerance

    ROME (Reuters) - UEFA president Michel Platini had a dig at football's world governing body FIFA on Wednesday, saying it had failed to show zero tolerance towards discrimination at the World Cup. "It's all well and good to create committees and task...