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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How Indiana's new anti-LGBT law puts the state and businesses in a bind

    How Indiana's new anti-LGBT law puts the state and businesses in a bind
    The business community's response to an Indiana measure legalizing discrimination against LGBT persons in Indiana under the guise of religious "freedom" has been encouraging, even uplifting.  Several businesses and business organizations warned...
  • Ellen Pao verdict: No gender bias or retaliation by Kleiner Perkins

    Ellen Pao verdict: No gender bias or retaliation by Kleiner Perkins
    SAN FRANCISCO — A civil jury on Friday returned a verdict in the high-profile Ellen Pao gender discrimination case, finding that powerful venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against her because of her gender...
  • 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...
  • Measure seeks to regulate programs for gay teens

    Measure seeks to regulate programs for gay teens
    In an effort to halt reported abuse at programs claiming to help young people — such as offering to "fix" gay children — a state lawmaker and LGBT activists on Friday announced a campaign to regulate the so-called troubled teen industry....
  • 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...
  • Indiana Gov. Pence signs religious objections bill into law

    Indiana's governor has signed into law a bill restricting state government from infringing on a person's religious beliefs despite criticism that it could allow discrimination against gay people. Republican Gov. Mike Pence's action on Thursday made...
  • 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...
  • With gay marriage case pending, religion bills gain ground

    With the nation's highest court set to hear arguments next month over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, legislation is advancing in several states that critics say gives businesses license to deny services to gays and lesbians on...