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Discrimination

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  • Man dies in India following alleged racial-tinged attack

    NEW DELHI – He was a slight young man, who sported hipster eyeglasses and a wispy moustache. He had dyed his spiky hair blond, but that wasn’t the only thing that made college student Nido Tania stand out in the Indian capital. Tania was...
  • IOC leader open to including 'sexual orientation' in Olympic charter

    IOC leader open to including 'sexual orientation' in Olympic charter
    SOCHI, Russia -- Speaking to reporters just days before the 2014 Sochi Games, the top Olympic official said he is open to adding language to the Olympic charter that specifically addresses discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Thomas Bach,...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...
  • Kaine pushes paycheck fairness act

    On the fifth anniversay of the day the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law, Sen. Tim Kaine took a moment to push again for the Paycheck Fairness  Act he has co-sponsored. The act details what employers must show to demonstrate that there...
  • Notre Dame Prep and lesbian weddings [Letter]

    I recently read The Sun article, "Notre Dame Prep rejects alumna's same-sex wedding announcement" (Jan. 15), regarding the omission of Sarah Rupert-Sullivan's wedding announcement. I would like to offer my assistance in helping Notre Dame Preparatory...
  • Obama briefly mentions LGBT equality, Sochi Olympics in State of the Union

    Obama briefly mentions LGBT equality, Sochi Olympics in State of the Union
    President Barack Obama briefly reiterated his commitment to LGBT equality around the globe in a section of Tuesday night's State of the Union speech, but he did not address the stalled Employment Non-Discrimination Act or whether he would issue an...
  • Transgender people want to be treated fairly and equally [Letter]

    Hurray for speaking out on behalf of proposed law that sets the expectations that people be treated equally ("Time for 'Chrissy's Law,'" Jan. 20). I take exception to your title for this important law, however. It is officially called "The Fairness to...
  • Transgender study looks at 'exceptionally high' suicide-attempt rate

    Transgender study looks at 'exceptionally high' suicide-attempt rate
    A whopping 41% of people who are transgender or gender-nonconforming have attempted suicide sometime in their lives, nearly nine times the national average, according to a sweeping survey released three years ago. In a new study released Tuesday,...
  • Rand Paul's ideas are worse than his plagiarism [Letter]

    Rand Paul's ideas are worse than his plagiarism [Letter]
    The Sun and other media outlets around the nation have recently covered claims of plagiarism by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul ("Don't copy, don't tell lies," Nov. 8). While the senator has conceded to prolific plagiarism, at least by some on his staff, the real...
  • In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...
  • In online dating, the race card can be a wild card

    In online dating, the race card can be a wild card
    Love may conquer all, but the process still seems to be cluttered with racial bias. A new study suggests the world of online dating appears to be just as segregated as the outside world, but those who use the sites appear willing to give interracial and...