Topics :: discrimination

UK KFC Apologizes for Allegedly Booting Lesbian Couple for Kissing

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 18, 2014
A lesbian couple were allegedly kicked out of a KFC in Bath, England, after other customers complained about the women’s "heavy petting."

SC Police Chief Says Firing was Because She’s Gay

Friday Apr 18, 2014
The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay.

Fla. Man Kicked Off Basketball Team Because He is HIV-Positive

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 18, 2014
A Florida man was booted from his local recreational basketball team after a city employee found out he is HIV-positive.

NH Measure Would Bar Discrimination Against Gays

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A House panel is holding a hearing on a proposed amendment to New Hampshire’s constitution that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

La. Anti-Discrimination Bill for Housing Rejected

Monday Mar 31, 2014
Lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have prohibited housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Christian School in Virginia Drives Eight-Year-Old Tomboy Out

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
A Christian school in Virginia has reportedly driven out an eight-year-old girl because of her "boyish looks," saying that God had made her female, and she should dress and act as such.

Ark. School Super Defends Decision to Censor Gay Yearbook Story

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
An Arkansas school district that came under fire from gay groups for refusing to publish a yearbook story about a gay student is now defending their stance.

Man With HIV Gets $500G for Wrongful Termination by Manhattan Hotel

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Three years after his midtown Manhattan employer abruptly fired him, a jury awarded Antonio Muñoz more than $500,000 for being discriminated against due to his HIV status.

Mich. County Votes Down Anti-Discrimination Measure

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
Leaders in Bay County have rejected a measure to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Gay Couple Sues Vt. Town for 10 Years of Alleged Discrimination

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 10, 2014
A same-sex couple filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Vermont town, claiming that the town’s leaders discriminated against them for nearly a decade.