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Discrimination

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  • Gay man ousted from Catholic school may have little recourse

    Supporters of a teacher whose Omaha Catholic school contract will not be renewed because of his same-sex relationship say the school is discriminating against him based on his sexual orientation. But experts say the school has not violated Omaha's 3-...
  • Hutchinson: No urgent need for anti-discrimination order

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he doesn't see an urgent need to expand workplace anti-discrimination protections for gay and lesbian state employees after lawmakers reworked a religious objections measure to address concerns it was...
  • Residents need to watch out for scam artists

    Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Scam alert: Last week, I got a call from a woman who said she was from Publisher's Clearing House'...
  • Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints

     Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints
    Coventry Health Care is lowering the cost of HIV and AIDS drugs after the insurer's prices — more than $1,000 per month on some plans sold in Illinois — drew complaints of discrimination from patient advocates. Advocates have said Coventry...
  • Ex-transit worker sues WVU board, alleges age discrimination

    West Virginia University's Board of Governors is being sued by a former WVU employee who says she was discriminated against because of her age. Former Personal Rapid Transit employee Alice Vickers also alleges a hostile work environment and harassment....
  • 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...
  • Florida set to repeal 38-year-old ban on gay adoption

    Florida's nearly 40-year-old ban on gay adoption — which hasn't been enforced for the past five years — is about to be tossed out by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature. But it's not going without a fierce debate, including...
  • Students charged in graffiti case no longer at Ohio school

    Two Miami University freshmen students charged in connection with offensive graffiti in a residential hall are no longer enrolled at the school, according to the university. University spokeswoman Claire Wagner said Wednesday evening that William...
  • Missouri city repeals protection for gays against bias

    Missouri city repeals protection for gays against bias
    Voters in Missouri's third largest city of Springfield voted Tuesday to repeal an ordinance that provided protection against discrimination in housing and hiring based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Unofficial final results showed that...
  • 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...
  • Student charged in racist graffiti case withdraws from Ohio school

    One of two Miami University freshmen students charged in connection with offensive graffiti in a residential hall said he withdrew from school Wednesday, and the second said he plans to. William Armour said in an "open letter to Miami University" also...