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Discrimination

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  • Ohio housing authority agrees to settle discrimination claim

    A northeast Ohio housing authority has voluntarily agreed to settle allegations that it discriminated against blacks in its Section 8 voucher program. A statement Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says the Medina (meh-...
  • Arkansas town's vote opens fight over law cast as anti-gay

    A northwest Arkansas town's vote to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity could pave the way for a legal fight over a new state law criticized as anti-gay. Residents in Eureka Springs, a town known both for its 66-foot-tall...
  • Female film directors are on outside looking in, but will ACLU flip the script?

    Female film directors are on outside looking in, but will ACLU flip the script?
    On Valentine's Day two years ago, film director Maria Giese met with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission staffers in downtown L.A. to talk about an issue she said was stalling her career — gender discrimination. Giese, who directed the...
  • Directors' guild blames studios, networks for gender bias

    The Directors Guild of America says networks and studios are to blame for the "deplorable" dearth of female directors in Hollywood, following a call by the American Civil Liberties Union for an investigation into the industry's "systemic failure" to...
  • ACLU discrimination complaint is all sorts of awkward for Hollywood

    ACLU discrimination complaint is all sorts of awkward for Hollywood
    Talk about awkward: The American Civil Liberties Union wants the Obama administration to investigate Hollywood's film and television studios, whose executives and stars have been generous supporters of the Obama administration. Good thing he's not...
  • Some LGBT residents critical of Utah anti-discrimination law

    A Mormon church-backed anti-discrimination law that protects gay and transgender people and religious rights took effect Tuesday amid skepticism from some LGBT residents over whether it lives up to its promises. Gay rights groups pushed for an anti-...
  • Church: Fired pregnant teacher can't sue for discrimination

    A Montana Catholic schoolteacher fired for having a baby out of wedlock can't sue because she led her classes in prayer and participated in other religious activities that prevent her from filing a discrimination claim, attorneys for the school said....
  • Diane Stafford: Older workers get short shrift when resources are tight

    In organizations that are prospering, there appears to be no difference in the distribution of bonuses, training or new jobs to older or younger workers. But research presented in April at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and...
  • Mitchell Schnurman: How big business in Texas is rallying to defend gay rights

    DALLAS Gay rights are expanding nationwide, and some Texas lawmakers are pushing back hard. They're even proposing ways to resist a potential Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. So who's stepping up with a voice of reason and a moral compass?...
  • Appeals court revives portion of SC racial bias lawsuit

    A federal appeals court says black employees at a South Carolina steel mill can pursue a class-action lawsuit claiming racial discrimination in promotions. The lawsuit by black workers at Nucor Steel in Charleston raises claims of a racially hostile...
  • Small Arkansas town split over anti-discrimination measure

    Nestled in the hills of northwest Arkansas, Eureka Springs has long relished in its dual personalities — known for its play depicting Jesus' final days and a 66-foot-tall "Christ of the Ozarks" statue as well as its reputation as a gay-friendly...