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Discrimination

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  • Westminster police officers get $3.5 million in discrimination suit

    Westminster police officers get $3.5 million in discrimination suit
    A federal jury has awarded $3.5 million to three Westminster police officers who said they were continually being passed over for promotions and assigned to "mall duty" because they are Latino. After deliberating for about three days, the Santa Ana jury...
  • Latino officers win $3.5 million in O.C. discrimination lawsuit

    A federal jury has awarded $3.5 million to three Westminster police officers who said they are continually being passed over for promotions and assigned to “mall duty” because they are Latino. After deliberating for about three days, the...
  • West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions

    West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions
    Councilman John Duran and his gay colleagues on the West Hollywood City Council never expected a backlash when they voted recently to remove the rainbow flag from above City Hall. For Duran, who is gay, taking down the flag wasn't about slighting gays...
  • China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias

    China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias
    BEIJING— Fresh out of college and facing a mountain of debt, the 21-year-old woman was searching online for jobs when she hit upon a listing that sounded perfect: administrative assistant at a tutoring school in Beijing. She sent in her resume, then...
  • West Hollywood gay bar bans lawmakers deemed anti-gay

    West Hollywood gay bar bans lawmakers deemed anti-gay
    If you’re a state legislator from Arizona or Kansas, there’s a good chance you’re banned from one popular West Hollywood gay bar. The Abbey Food and Bar this week banned “every legislator in any state that votes for bills to...
  • Arizona's bias is showing again

    Arizona's bias is showing again
    Not content to have besmirched their state's reputation by passing a mean-spirited immigration law, legislators in Arizona have approved an equally objectionable bill that would make it easier for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Gov....
  • As Arizona deals with gay rights furor, Indiana drops hot-button bill

    As Arizona deals with gay rights furor, Indiana drops hot-button bill
    As Arizona awaits its governor's decision on a religious freedom bill cast by critics as anti-gay, civil rights advocates in Indiana bashed its state's own foray into controversial legislation: A measure that would exempt many faith-based organizations...
  • Uganda anti-gay law called 'abhorrent,' 'deeply offensive'

    Uganda anti-gay law called 'abhorrent,' 'deeply offensive'
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Human rights groups and Western leaders condemned harsh anti-gay legislation signed into law Monday by Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, calling it draconian, offensive and an affront to basic rights. But Ugandan...
  • Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained

    Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained
    It’s either a small fix to protect the free exercise of religion or a "no cake for gays" bill that would invite businesses to discriminate, depending on whom you talk to. The legislation,┬áSB 1062, would bolster a business owner’s right to...
  • Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review

    Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will seek to right a historical wrong next month when he awards two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam — including 17 Latinos — the Medal of Honor after a lengthy Pentagon review into racial...
  • Is it the 1950s? Arizona's Legislature wants to legalize prejudice

    Is it the 1950s? Arizona's Legislature wants to legalize prejudice
    Reading the latest news out of Arizona on gay rights brings an image to mind: Jim Crow. The Arizona Legislature on Thursday approved a law that would allow a business owner to refuse service to a gay customer if doing so would violate the practice of...