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Transgender Man Sues Loan Company Over Sex Bias Claim

Apr 14
A Central Florida eye clinic has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a transgender employee who was terminated.

Protest Planned After Catholic School Refuses to Hire Gay Teacher

Apr 8
Students and alumni are planning a walkout Wednesday afternoon in protest of a West Des Moines Catholic high school opting to not hire a substitute teacher full time after learning he is gay.

Online Petition Seeks to Save Job of Gay Speech Teacher

Apr 8
Students, parents and alumni of an Omaha Catholic high school have signed an online petition calling for the school to reverse its decision to fire a teacher over his same-sex relationship.

7 San Francisco Officers Suspended Over Racist Texts

By Kristin J. Bender | Apr 4
Seven San Francisco police officers accused of sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended, and the police chief has recommended that they be fired.

Delta Air Lines to Assist Gay Employees With Health Care Taxes

Apr 3
Delta Air Lines became the first major air carrier Thursday to make same-sex domestic partners whole for additional income taxes they owe for health care plans.

Trans Woman Files Discrimination Suit Against Forever 21

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 3
A transgender woman filed a discrimination lawsuit Wednesday against hipster-clothing chain Forever 21, claiming that her bosses at a New York City store location mocked her while transitioning into a woman before firing her with no explanation.

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

By Derrick Nunnally | Mar 28
A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees.

For Business, More Women in Charge Means Bigger Profits

By Danica Kirka | Mar 23
When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female managers.

HIV-Positive San Francisco Firefighter Alleges Harassment

Mar 11
A San Francisco firefighter filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he tested positive for HIV.

Conn. High School Teacher Suspended After Reading Explicit Ginsberg Poem

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 11
An English teacher from a high school in Connecticut has been suspended after reading Allen Ginsberg's explicit poem about gay sex, "Please Master," to his students.

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