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Discrimination

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  • 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...
  • LGBT Floridians hope for progress despite election losses

    LGBT Floridians hope for progress despite election losses
    The 2014 election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. LGBT organizations supported Democrats Charlie Crist for governor and George Sheldon for attorney general, but both lost. So did state Rep. Joe Saunders,...
  • Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election

    Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election
    Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Maryland say they see Tuesday's elections as a mixed bag -- some good, some bad and some ugly. Among the ugliest, according to advocates, was a disingenuous robocall sent last week to...
  • Judge reverses black fire chief's termination

    Judge reverses black fire chief's termination
    A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed. Gregory...
  • If teachers could have their say, it might go like this ...

    If teachers could have their say, it might go like this ...
    One of the major problems facing teachers today is the time lost in trying to meet the state's mandate on high-stakes testing. Teachers are frustrated. If their voices could be heard, here's what they might say: Give me back my classroom. Let me...
  • Years after sexual harassment settlement, Ford plant sued again

    Years after sexual harassment settlement, Ford plant sued again
    A Chicago Ford Motor plant that was part of a $9 million settlement over sexual harassment claims in 2000 is being sued again by four women alleging sexual harassment and sex discrimination. The women are represented by Keith Hunt, the Chicago...
  • ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint

    ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint
    Being a student in a challenging academic program can be stressful enough. But for a disabled student, success can be impossible without help, former ECPI student Chris Rodriguez said. Among his disabilities, Rodriguez, 31, struggles with Multiple...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 3: Wallace supports sports complex in Hampton, ex-ECPI student files discrimination complaint

    Wallace supports idea of sports complex in Hampton Mayor George Wallace of Hampton will push during his term to build a baseball or multi-sport complex on city-owned property near Armistead Avenue and Rip Rap Road. The City Council is talking about...
  • What the US economy would look like if racial inequality didn't exist

    What the US economy would look like if racial inequality didn't exist
    The moral case against racial inequality in the U.S. is pretty simple. When we don't give equal opportunity to minority kids, we deny them a full future. When better jobs are kept out of reach of qualified minority workers, we deny their families...
  • E.W. Jackson says Democrats attack Christian values with anti-discrimination laws about gays and lesbians

    Bishop E.W. Jackson, last year’s unsuccessful GOP candidate for Lt. Governor, is still speaking out on political issues – telling supporters he’s been traveling the midterm election battlegrounds such as North Carolina and Arkansas to...
  • Vanguard U. pulls out of county tuition program after bias complaint

    Vanguard University ended its participation in a reduced-tuition program with the county after a complaint was filed alleging that the religious school's guiding principles violate the county's non-discrimination policy. Before withdrawing its...