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Discrimination

  1. trans rights
    Judge Blocks HHS Rollback of Trans Health Care ProtectionsOnce again, the Trump administration is seeking to define sex discrimination on the basis of biological sex.
  2. lawsuits
    SoulCycle Is Facing Accusations of ‘Blatant Pregnancy Discrimination’A former executive says she was demoted and then fired after disclosing she was pregnant.
  3. power
    Yoga to the People’s Dark SecretsIt was a beloved chain, known for its accessibility and acceptance. But former employees say it operated more like a cult.
  4. lawsuits
    Court Allows Mo’Nique’s Discrimination Lawsuit Against Netflix to Move ForwardShe alleges that Netflix low-balled her for a stand-up special in 2017.
  5. power
    HUD Proposal Cuts Protections for Unhoused Trans PeopleIt would allow federally funded, same-sex homeless shelters to make admission determinations based on biological sex.
  6. discrimination
    Gabrielle Union Files Harassment Charge Against America’s Got Talent ProducersA statement from Union’s lawyer claims NBC Chairman threatened her not to speak out against racism on set of America’s Got Talent.
  7. discrimination
    Study Finds Black Baristas Are Paid Less Than White Baristas at StarbucksLGBTQ and foreign-born employees also reported being discriminated against.
  8. discrimination
    Woman Wearing ‘Hail Satan’ Shirt Ordered to Get Off PlaneThe flight crew reportedly told her she had to change because her shirt was “offensive.”
  9. controversies
    A Retrial Has Been Ordered in Thomas Keller’s Pregnancy Discrimination CaseThe plaintiff filed an appeal two weeks after the verdict was reached.
  10. power
    Yet Another Woman Says She Was Mistreated at GoogleA Google employee has published a searing account of being discriminated against during her pregnancy.
  11. us women's soccer
    Team Men Has Nothing to Say About Pay InequalityThe U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team just reached a whole new level of disappointing.
  12. controversies
    Thomas Keller’s Discrimination Trial Begins TodayThe plaintiff alleges that the chef’s company forced her out after she became pregnant.
  13. discrimination
    Facebook Charged With Discrimination, Despite Ben Carson’s Fair Housing RollbackCarson stepped back the enforcement of fair housing laws, but Facebook allowing restrictions on housing ads still managed to catch HUD’s attention.
  14. lawsuits
    The Entire U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Is Suing for Equal PayAfter they won the World Cup in 2015, they were paid a fraction of what the men’s team got for reaching round 16.
  15. lawsuits
    Yet Another Woman Accuses Trump of Kissing Her Without ConsentFormer staffer Alva Johnson says Trump subjected her to “super creepy and inappropriate” behavior.
  16. disgraceful
    A Line Cook Says She Was Fired for Speaking SpanishFrancisca Pérez alleges her boss demanded she speak English.
  17. the chain gang
    Starbucks Barista Fired for Insulting Customer With a StutterThe barista wrote “SSSam” on the customer’s cup shortly after imitating his stutter.
  18. workplace discrimination
    Ex-Talk Stoop Host Is Suing NBC for Disability DiscriminationCat Greenleaf’s contract was quietly terminated in December 2017.
  19. discrimination
    Student Claims Former Coach Kicked Her Off Team Over Her Instagram PostsFormer University of Cincinnati volleyball player Shalom Ifeanyi claims her former coach singled her out over her Instagram posts.
  20. gender discrimination
    Women-Only Social Club Is Under Investigation by the NYC Human Rights CommissionRepresentatives from The Wing and the Commission have scheduled to meet and discuss the case, according to the Jezebel report.
  21. sexual harassment
    Former Google Employee Says Male Co-workers Spiked Her Drinks, Slapped HerIn a new lawsuit, engineer Loretta Lee details the company’s disturbing “bro culture.”
  22. gender discrimination
    FEMA Press Secretary Quits, Claiming the Office Was a ‘Boys Club’He resigned over the front office’s treatment of the former head of external affairs.
  23. justice
    When Walking While Trans Is a CrimeThe NYPD says it’s taking a more sensitive approach to sex work, but not everyone benefits.
  24. legalized discrimination
    The ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom Division’ Will Help Doctors DiscriminateIt will protect health workers who don’t want to treat transgender patients or women seeking abortions.
  25. silicon valley or "silicon valley?"
    ‘Diversity Memo’ Dude Sues Google for Discriminating Against White MenJames Damore alleges Google is singling out and terminating conservative Caucasian men.
  26. the law
    Anthony Kennedy Has a Lot of Thinking to DoThe Supreme Court case over a baker who wouldn’t sell to a gay couple will come down to him. His questions in the case suggest a conflicted man.
  27. lawsuits
    Black Workers at Trump Hotel Steakhouse Allegedly Told It’s ‘White America Time’BLT Prime employees claim they got screwed on shifts and dealt with racist co-workers.
  28. Trump’s Anti-Anti-Racism Appeals to His Base’s White Racial GrievanceTrump’s core supporters seem fine with his inflammatory remarks on the Charlottesville violence because of a strong belief in white victimization.
  29. everyday sexism
    This Woman Claims She Was Fired For Leaking During Her PeriodAlisha Coleman is suing her former employer for firing her for having heavy periods.
  30. awful things
    North Carolina KKK Leader Threatens to ‘Burn’ Black Univision ReporterChristopher Barker made derogatory and threatening comments to journalist Ilia Calderón.
  31. discrimination
    Former Female Google Employees Come Forward About Discrimination“When you speak up, you’re going to be negatively impacted,” one woman said.
  32. bias
    Banker Sues Goldman Sachs Over Alleged Race DiscriminationShe claims she was discriminated against for being black and for her Jewish faith.
  33. durham
    Durham Activists Turn Themselves in Out of Solidarity for Toppling StatueDozens of people attempted to turn themselves in after four were arrested for toppling a Confederate statue.
  34. White Nationalists Reportedly Upset About Their Genetic-Ancestry-Test ResultsA new study looked at DNA test results posted to Stormfront, and analyzed the responses to them.
  35. Attorney Says Dashcam Video of Cavity Search on Black Woman Is ‘Rape by a Cop’Lawyer Sam Cammack says the vaginal probing went on for 11 minutes.
  36. everyday racism
    This Anti-Immigrant Group Thought Empty Bus Seats Were Women in BurkasThey mistook the seats for women wearing burkas.
  37. everyday sexism
    This Airline Made Prospective Employees Take Pregnancy Tests Before Being HiredIberia agreed to stop the practice after being fined for discrimination.
  38. Female Tesla Employee Calls Factory a ‘Predator Zone’According to a new report, 20 women spoke about their experiences with sexual harassment at Tesla during a town-hall meeting.
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    Female Tesla Employee Calls Factory a ‘Predator Zone’According to a new report, 20 women spoke about their experiences with sexual harassment at Tesla during a town-hall meeting.
  40. Supreme Court to Hear Appeal Over Baker’s Refusal to Make Same-Sex Wedding CakeThe baker was found to have violated Colorado’s anti-discrimination law.
  41. offensive things
    Texas Middle-School Teachers Give Girl ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’ AwardOnly one day after the Manchester terrorist attack.
  42. Google’s Employee-Run Email List Helps Workers Submit Harassment ComplaintsNearly 20 percent of Google workers get the newsletter.
  43. Bill O’Reilly Is Gone, But Fox News’ Legal Nightmare ContinuesSources say that seven black Fox News employees plan to join a racial-discrimination suit against the company.
  44. Meghan Markle Talks About Being Biracial in Hollywood in New Interview“My pet peeve is when my skin tone is changed and my freckles are airbrushed out of a photo shoot.”
  45. select all
    Discrimination at Uber Is a Reminder of How Hard Women Must Fight to Be BelievedEx-employee Susan Fowler documented everything during her time at the company, but management still found ways to deny her claims.
  46. protests
    Russell Simmons Protested Trump’s Travel Ban at We Are Muslim Too Rally“We are here unified because of Donald Trump. We want to thank him for bringing us together.”
  47. select all
    Mysterious Augmented-Reality Start-up Magic Leap Sued for Discrimination“In IT we have a saying; stay away from the Three Os: Orientals, Old People and Ovaries.”
  48. Draft ‘Religious Liberty’ Order Would Offer Vast Protections for DiscriminationIt would let anyone dealing with the federal government violate anti-bias policies at will.
  49. islamophobia
    Man Charged With Hate Crimes After Attacking JFK Airport Worker in HijabHe reportedly said, “Trump is here now. He will get rid of all of you.”
  50. discrimination
    YouTubers Release New Footage of Delta Incident“People keep using the fact that we’re pranksters against us.”
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