| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Would the empowered Peggy Olson of 1968 be a victim of discrimination in 2013?
On Sunday’s season finale of AMC’s “Mad Men,” viewers watched Don Draper’s protege work through a holiday weekend while her colleagues with...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:18 PM
As Congress revisits federal education policy, gay rights activists are pressing for the enactment of the Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2013, which would prohibit harassment of students in public schools “on the basis of actual or perceived...
| 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,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Paula Deen won the battle, but she may have lost the war: The discrimination lawsuit brought against her was dismissed Friday, but only after it devastated the multimillion-dollar career of one of the most popular icons of the food world.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A Roman Catholic girls high school in Glendora has fired a teacher after he married his male partner and photos of the wedding were published in a local newspaper. According to St. Lucy's Priory High School, Ken Bencomo, who had taught at the school for...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Arcadia Unified School District and the U.S. Department of Education have reached an agreement to end an investigation into allegations of discrimination against a transgender student, officials said Wednesday.
The resolution, which the Arcadia...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:27 PM
SACRAMENTO—Bills are cascading out of the Legislature in free-fall as lawmakers race to adjournment for the year, most measures headed for the governor with little debate.
It's the annual sprint to "do something" — to make a mark, regardless...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:11 PM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" is neither as good as it might have been nor as bad as survivors of "The Paperboy" may have feared. An ambitious and overdue attempt to create a Hollywood-style epic around the experience of black Americans in general and the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:17 PM
It’s true that a federal judge on Tuesday tossed out the racial discrimination claims against Paula Deen in a lawsuit brought by a former restaurant employee.
Does this mean that Deen has been unfairly maligned as a racist and that she will...
| Jun 13, 2013
I can't say, of course, how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the same-sex marriage cases before it. But I can talk about how South African courts grappled with the issue in 2005, after a case was brought by a lesbian couple who had been denied the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Question: My company owns and manages several large rental communities. After very strong encouragement from our local police department, I agreed to establish a "zero tolerance" policy for criminal activity by any of our residents.
If a police call...