| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Even if discrimination plays a role in a worker’s firing, an employer is not liable for damages if the employee would have been fired anyway because of poor performance, the California Supreme Court decided Thursday. In a widely watched case,......
| Mar 21, 2013
The other day, I stumbled across a conversation about homosexuality on a local Christian radio station. There were three people talking, and after the predictable hemming and hawing about loving the sinner and hating the sin (though in this case, the...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Vincent Kartheiser will swap his sharp suits for ruffles and coattails. The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis announced that the “Mad Men” star will play Mr. Darcy in its summer production of “Pride and Prejudice.”
The adaptation by...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Wet Seal will pay $7.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit that accused the teen retailer of firing black employees to present a blond-and-blue-eyed front in its stores, according to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay.
The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
| Apr 22, 2013
Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96.
Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....
| Apr 12, 2013
Maybe it really is as simple as it sounds.
That for the NHL and its players, establishing a partnership with the You Can Play project — which fights homophobia and advocates for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual athletes in...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A former soldier and police officer who transitioned from male to female has been allowed to proceed with a job discrimination complaint against the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:38 PM
A federal Justice Department probe of the East Haven, Conn. police department has found a pattern of discrimination against Latinos, the latest legal blow aimed at the suburban department....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:33 PM
A Federal Communications Commission administrative judge ruled that cable giant Comcast Corp. discriminated against the independently owned Tennis Channel by putting it at a competitive disadvantage. Tuesday's ruling marked the first time that an FCC...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Attorneys for the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" books have filed suit against "Diary of a Zombie Kid."...