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  • 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...
  • Springfield, Mo., voters repeal LGBT anti-discrimination law

    Springfield, Mo., voters repeal LGBT anti-discrimination law
    Voters in Springfield, Mo., voted by a slim margin to repeal protections against discrimination for the city’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens. The measure passed in Missouri’s third-largest city with 51.4% of the vote...
  • 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...
  • Jindal: Firms opposed to religious objections bill are in 'unholy alliance' with liberals

    Jindal: Firms opposed to religious objections bill are in 'unholy alliance' with liberals
    Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday that businesses opposed to religious objections laws are entering an "unholy alliance" with the same liberal elites who support more taxes, regulation and "demonize" profit-making. In a meeting with reporters, the...
  • Darden fights EEOC age discrimination suit

    Darden fights EEOC age discrimination suit
    Darden Restaurants is continuing to battle the EEOC in a federal lawsuit filed in February where the government alleges age discrimination in hiring at Seasons 52 restaurants. In a March filing in the case, Darden asked a judge to throw out the lawsuit,...
  • 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....
  • House moves to allow religious adoption agencies to refuse gay couples

    House moves to allow religious adoption agencies to refuse gay couples
    TALLAHASSEE – Under pressure from social conservative groups, the Florida House acted Wednesday to allow faith-based adoption agencies to deny adoptions to gay couples. The House debated HB 7111 ahead of a vote Thursday, with Republicans rejecting...
  • 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...