| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:23 AM
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said Thursday it has reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo's home mortgage unit over allegations that the lender discriminated against women who were pregnant or had recently given...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Behind a recent night of laughs in Hollywood, there was a serious universal message.
As NBC filmed "Last Comic Standing" in the Fort Lauderdale Improv comedy club at the Seminole Hard Rock, the Discrimination Free Zone foundation invited attendees and...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Orlando-based Mears Transportation has settled a federal lawsuit filed by a former driver who alleged he was fired after revealing he was HIV positive.
Details of the settlement remained confidential, but U.S. District Judge Karla R. Spaulding signed an...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:06 PM
In France, the bitter controversy over the hijab, or headscarf, worn by some Muslim women relates to citizenship, feminism and the secularism of the French Revolution and Republic. In America, we have Abercrombie.
So perhaps it's fitting that the U.S....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization has listed U.S. Rep. Andy Harris -- a Baltimore County Republican -- among the nation's "most anti-equality members of Congress."
The Human Rights Campaign said...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:38 AM
"Unveiled," a critically acclaimed one-woman show that aims to widen people's religious tolerances, will be performed at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the gymnasium at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield.
Co-sponsoring the performance by Chicago-based actress...
| Aug 11, 2014
From cafes in Belgium to streets in Paris to right here in South Florida, we have witnessed an alarming increase of horrific acts of anti-Semitism.
This unabashed hatred of the Jewish people is manifesting itself in terrifying ways. Chants of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the player's allegation that he was subjected to harassment and hostility for speaking out in favor...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 7:59 PM
They've won the first two battles to make gay marriage legal in Florida. Now the state's largest LGBT civil rights organization has its next target in sight — a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
"Being able to get...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts want to expand their legal dispute against the entertainment giant over the way it treats its guests with autism.
According to a report filed late Wednesday night at Deadline.com, the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:48 PM
If elected, my first day as governor will be a day of action when we take Florida out of the shadows, restore good government, ensure that every Floridian has a fair shot at success, and start building an economy on the foundation of our own homegrown...