| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place.
The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:56 AM
After lengthy debate, the Topeka City Council voted to expand the work of the city's Human Relations Commission to include education about discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The ordinance passed Tuesday by the council...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:44 AM
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City grocery store has agreed to pay a former employee $50,000 to settle a lawsuit in which she claimed she was fired for being transgender.
Cori McCreery, 29, said she was fired in 2010 from Don's Valley Market...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:15 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawmakers could vote this week on bills letting faith-based agencies refuse to participate in adoptions that violate their beliefs, despite accusations that they would permit discrimination against gays and others....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The committee charged with investigating discrimination complaints against elected officials at Los Angeles City Hall met Friday to begin its review of sexual harassment allegations filed against City Councilman Jose Huizar.
The Special Committee on...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:39 PM
HOUSTON — Leaders of San Antonio, the second-largest city in Texas, approved a non-discrimination ordinance for gay and transgender residents this week over the objections of conservatives, who have vowed to keep up the fight.
Other Texas cities...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The assistant medical examiner who raised eyebrows during George Zimmerman's murder trial this summer is claiming ethnic discrimination and wrongful termination after his departure from Volusia County government, news-journalonline.com is reporting today....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:22 PM
This week through July 24, about 40,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders are descending on a vast encampment in the hills of southern West Virginia to engage in traditional Boy Scout pastimes — hiking, shooting, repelling, orienteering, swimming,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Major League Baseball will announce Tuesday a new policy to protect players from discrimination and harassment based on sexual-orientation, according to a report from The Associated Press.
Per MLB's new guidelines, which strengthen existing policies,...
| Jun 30, 2013
You knew Paula Deen was in serious trouble when the celebrity chef turned for help to the Rev. Jesse Jackson. He's still the go-to guy for celebrities in dire need to patch things up after breaches of racial etiquette.
"I've had wonderful support from...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:28 PM
LONDON -- The Bank of England swallowed its pride and overcame its perceived prejudice Wednesday by designating Jane Austen as the new face of the 10-pound note, bowing to public outrage over the possibility that only male historical figures would be...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:05 AM
MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin is attempting to allay fears about Russia’s new anti-gay law, saying there will be no discrimination during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
“We can be absolutely sure...