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  • Indiana officials look to stem religious objections fallout

    The heat over Indiana's new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout. Use of the hashtag #boycottindiana spread...
  • Indiana governor supports 'clarifying the intent' of religious objection law

    Indiana governor supports 'clarifying the intent' of religious objection law
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people. In an interview Saturday with the Indianapolis...
  • Indiana 'religious freedom' law demands economic pushback from NCAA

    Indiana 'religious freedom' law demands economic pushback from NCAA
    #BoycottIndiana. It's all the rage. Indiana's 20th-century way of thinking has garnered the forces of social media to push back quickly and punitively. Say hello to the 21st century, Indiana. It's a time and place that frowns upon discriminatory,...
  • Indiana governor won't say whether businesses can refuse gay customers

    Indiana governor won't say whether businesses can refuse gay customers
    It's a simple question -- but also one of the most contentious in Indiana, which is under siege by LGBT activists urging a boycott of the state. Can Indiana business owners legally refuse to serve gay and lesbian customers if homosexuality is...
  • EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant

     EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant
    An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation has found "reasonable cause to believe" that four women who filed a civil lawsuit against Ford Motor in November were discriminated against and subjected to racial and sexual harassment. The...
  • Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

    A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley. The jury in San Francisco reached the...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • An emotional verdict for jurors in Ellen Pao trial

    An emotional verdict for jurors in Ellen Pao trial
    She didn’t expect the trial to become a media circus. She’d never even heard of the plaintiff, Ellen Pao, or the defendant, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, before the first day of the trial. But Marshalette Ramsey, known...
  • NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business

    NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business
    If it were feasible on such short notice to relocate the college men's basketball Final Four, set to tip off next weekend in Indianapolis, the NCAA would have to consider it. For everyone's sake. Indiana decreed Thursday that what people believe can...
  • Gay community protests religious freedom law

    Gay community protests religious freedom law
    Members of Northwest Indiana's gay community are speaking out against a new Indiana law that's supposed to protect the religious freedom of businesses. Bonnie Everly and Lyn Judkins, a Chesterton couple who helped overturn Indiana's gay marriage ban...
  • Indiana native's anti-discrimination project takes off

    A website originally meant as a way to help Indianapolis businesses market their openness to all customers has spread like wildfire to 23 states and several major cities, including New York and Los Angeles. But the site's creator, Josh Driver, said it...