Discrimination

Discrimination

AP/Eric Gray
Politics
The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) has launched a new report, LGBT Policy Spotlight: Public Accommodations Nondiscrimination Laws, that provides a comprehensive overview of the patchwork of federal, state and local protections against discrimination in public spaces. ...
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National
Based on two successful proceedings brought by the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Walmart's Corporate Equality Index rating has been suspended by the HRC. ...
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National
Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal case on behalf of Jameka Evans, a Savannah security guard who was harassed at work and forced from her job because she is a lesbian. ...
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Allegra Schawe-Lane and her husband Dane Lane
National
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimination at an Amazon shipping facility in Hebron, Kentucky. ...
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National
Lambda Legal has reached a settlement with the Pine-Richland School District, forcing the district to end a discriminatory, anti-transgender policy that prevented transgender students from using the bathroom that matches who they are. ...
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National
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a summary reversal, overturned a decision of the Arkansas Supreme Court, in Pavan v. Smith, saying loud and clear that states may not treat same-sex married couples differently than other married couples. ...
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National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has granted en banc review in Zarda v. Altitude Express, the case of a New York skydiving instructor who was fired from his job because he was gay. ...
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Politics
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act (FDCA) of 2017, a bill to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit credit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. ...
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Arlene's Flowers Owner Barronelle Stutzman
Local Top News
The couple and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued Stutzman for violating Washington state's law protecting against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. ...
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Politics
"Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination" is a broad-based, nonpartisan coalition comprised of local officials who support equal protections and fair treatment for all LGBT people. ...
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