Topics :: gender discrimination
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By Danica Coto | Friday May 24, 2013
Legislators in Puerto Rico on Friday approved a heavily debated bill that outlaws employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.
By John Riley | Thursday Mar 14, 2013
A Korean-style spa in Centreville, Va., popular with many D.C.-area residents, including members of the LGBT community, continues to receive heat from activists.
By Ryan Dixon | Wednesday Jan 30, 2013
Women are allowed to participate in fundraisers at the resort. But on Sundays, the Royal Palms hosts two different Sunday afternoon parties, a T-Dance where women are included, and a Sunday "Funday" where they are not.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 30, 2012
An LGBT group & some sports experts are protesting the International Olympic Committee’s new controversial rules to test female athletes suspected of having high levels of testosterone.
By Gideon Grudo | Wednesday May 30, 2012
Drug deals. Lies. Theft. Discrimination. Sex. Whistleblowing. House arrest. Threats. This isn’t a novel - it’s part of a narrative brought up in a lawsuit against the City of North of Miami Beach by Debbie Fernandez.
By DAVID CRARY | Monday May 9, 2011
Last month, J. Crew unleashed a furor when a promotion depicted its creative director, Jenna Lyons, painting her 5-year-old son Beckett’s toenails with pink nail polish. "Lucky for me, I ended up with a boy whose favorite color is pink," the caption read.
By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Jun 4, 2010
New York State Sen. William Stachowski’s reported announcement he would support the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act would secure enough votes for it to pass in the state Senate, but it remains unclear whether lawmakers would actually vote on the bill before the end of the legislative session on June 21.
By Steve Weinstein | Tuesday Mar 23, 2010
Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, speaks to EDGE on the sea change taking place in gay activism. Despite setbacks, she sees the glass as definitely half full.
By Denise Lavoie | Tuesday Oct 6, 2009
A former pharmacist at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. who claimed she was fired after asking to be paid the same as her male colleagues is entitled to $2 million in damages awarded by a jury, the state’s highest court ruled Monday.
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