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Discrimination

  1. workplace discrimination
    Ex-Talk Stoop Host Is Suing NBC for Disability DiscriminationCat Greenleaf’s contract was quietly terminated in December 2017.
  2. discrimination
    Student Claims Former Coach Kicked Her Off Team Over Her Instagram PostsFormer University of Cincinnati volleyball player Shalom Ifeanyi claims her former coach singled her out over her Instagram posts.
  3. gender discrimination
    Women-Only Social Club Is Under Investigation by the NYC Human Rights CommissionRepresentatives from The Wing and the Commission have scheduled to meet and discuss the case, according to the Jezebel report.
  4. sexual harassment
    Former Google Employee Says Male Co-workers Spiked Her Drinks, Slapped HerIn a new lawsuit, engineer Loretta Lee details the company’s disturbing “bro culture.”
  5. gender discrimination
    FEMA Press Secretary Quits, Claiming the Office Was a ‘Boys Club’He resigned over the front office’s treatment of the former head of external affairs.
  6. justice
    When Walking While Trans Is a CrimeThe NYPD says it’s taking a more sensitive approach to sex work, but not everyone benefits.
  7. legalized discrimination
    The ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom Division’ Will Help Doctors DiscriminateIt will protect health workers who don’t want to treat transgender patients or women seeking abortions.
  8. silicon valley or "silicon valley?"
    ‘Diversity Memo’ Dude Sues Google for Discriminating Against White MenJames Damore alleges Google is singling out and terminating conservative Caucasian men.
  9. everyday sexism
    This Woman Claims She Was Fired For Leaking During Her PeriodAlisha Coleman is suing her former employer for firing her for having heavy periods.
  10. awful things
    North Carolina KKK Leader Threatens to ‘Burn’ Black Univision ReporterChristopher Barker made derogatory and threatening comments to journalist Ilia Calderón.
  11. discrimination
    Former Female Google Employees Come Forward About Discrimination“When you speak up, you’re going to be negatively impacted,” one woman said.
  12. bias
    Banker Sues Goldman Sachs Over Alleged Race DiscriminationShe claims she was discriminated against for being black and for her Jewish faith.
  13. durham
    Durham Activists Turn Themselves in Out of Solidarity for Toppling StatueDozens of people attempted to turn themselves in after four were arrested for toppling a Confederate statue.
  14. White Nationalists Reportedly Upset About Their Genetic-Ancestry-Test ResultsA new study looked at DNA test results posted to Stormfront, and analyzed the responses to them.
  15. Attorney Says Dashcam Video of Cavity Search on Black Woman Is ‘Rape by a Cop’Lawyer Sam Cammack says the vaginal probing went on for 11 minutes.
  16. everyday racism
    This Anti-Immigrant Group Thought Empty Bus Seats Were Women in BurkasThey mistook the seats for women wearing burkas.
  17. everyday sexism
    This Airline Made Prospective Employees Take Pregnancy Tests Before Being HiredIberia agreed to stop the practice after being fined for discrimination.
  18. Female Tesla Employee Calls Factory a ‘Predator Zone’According to a new report, 20 women spoke about their experiences with sexual harassment at Tesla during a town-hall meeting.
  19. Supreme Court to Hear Appeal Over Baker’s Refusal to Make Same-Sex Wedding CakeThe baker was found to have violated Colorado’s anti-discrimination law.
  20. offensive things
    Texas Middle-School Teachers Give Girl ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’ AwardOnly one day after the Manchester terrorist attack.
  21. Google’s Employee-Run Email List Helps Workers Submit Harassment ComplaintsNearly 20 percent of Google workers get the newsletter.
  22. Meghan Markle Talks About Being Biracial in Hollywood in New Interview“My pet peeve is when my skin tone is changed and my freckles are airbrushed out of a photo shoot.”
  23. Discrimination at Uber Is a Reminder of How Hard Women Must Fight to Be BelievedEx-employee Susan Fowler documented everything during her time at the company, but management still found ways to deny her claims.
  24. islamophobia
    Man Charged With Hate Crimes After Attacking JFK Airport Worker in HijabHe reportedly said, “Trump is here now. He will get rid of all of you.”
  25. Here’s What Michelle Obama Told Teen Girls About Skin Color and Gender“What matters is you believe in your own potential.”
  26. Fashion Casting Director Calls Out the Industry’s Racism and DiscriminationJames Scully says he no longer recognizes the fashion industry.
  27. Here’s How to Donate to 10 Charities That Need Your Support Now More Than EverFrom Planned Parenthood to the ACLU, here’s how to donate to some important groups.
  28. Let’s Talk About Trump’s AbleismTrump wasn’t mocking the reporter, Ann Coulter explains: “He was doing a standard retard, waving his arms and sounding stupid.”
  29. horrible things
    NYPD Investigating Hate Crime After Man Sets Muslim Woman’s Blouse on FireThe incident occurred while she was window-shopping.
  30. The New York Times Is Facing Another Discrimination LawsuitOver alleged “sexist, ageist, and racist hiring practices.” 
  31. lawsuit
    Transgender Man Says Whole Foods Co-workers Called Him ‘It,’ Files LawsuitHe says he suffered daily discrimination while working at the grocer’s Chelsea location.
  32. jobs
    Why Some U.K. Firms Are Recruiting Nameless ApplicantsIt’s not a bad idea. 
  33. new faces of things
    Transgender Model Lea T on Beauty and Acceptance“People accept you easily if you look beautiful or if you have money.”
  34. john oliver
    John Oliver Has a Simple Rule for Avoiding TransphobiaIf you wouldn’t ask Jimmy Carter whether he’s circumcised, don’t ask a trans person about their genitals.
  35. study
    The Racial Wage Gap in Retail Is Atrocious Black and Latino salespeople earn 75 percent of what their white counterparts make, according to a new report.
  36. working mothers
    A Woman Was Kicked Out of TEDWomen for Bringing Her BabyThe organization has since said it will be “revisiting” a policy banning children from events.
  37. Abercrombie Ditches Shirtless Men and Racy Ads “Store associates will not be hired based on body type or physical attractiveness.”
  38. gamergate
    Explaining the Roots of Gamer RageWho gets to call himself a “gamer”?
  39. Kill the Cover Letter and RésuméOur standard way of applying to jobs is a bad system for employers and employees alike.
  40. the only living boy in vera bradley
    This Kid Looks Great With a Vera Bradley HandbagBut they suspended for him it.
  41. lawsuits
    U.N. Pressures Prada to Stop Sexual Discrimination in JapanThe brand mistreated employees who were deemed “old, fat, ugly, disgusting, or did not have the Prada look.”