discrimination

Adidas Severs Ties with Kanye West amid Anti-Semitic Remarks

Adidas Severs Ties with Kanye West amid Anti-Semitic Remarks

Rapper Kanye "Ye" West is facing criticism, including being dropped from business partnerships and advertisers, following a string of anti-Semitic comments earlier this month. West came under fire after making several discriminatory remarks in interviews and on social media in recent weeks.

Health Care Provider Pays $75,000 in 'Scrub Skirt' Religious Bias Suit

Health Care Provider Pays $75,000 in 'Scrub Skirt' Religious Bias Suit

A Tennessee-based health care provider will pay $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit involving an Apostolic Pentecostal nurse who wanted to wear a “scrub skirt” to work. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said the company denied the nurse’s right to religious accommodation.

Alcoholics Anonymous Is Removed from Online Directory for Becoming too 'Christian-Focused'

Alcoholics Anonymous Is Removed from Online Directory for Becoming too 'Christian-Focused'

An Alcoholics Anonymous group in England has been removed from the AA's online directory of groups after the Somerset group was told it had become too “Christian-focused.”

Christian Nurse Who Lost Job over Cross Necklace Wins Lawsuit

Christian Nurse Who Lost Job over Cross Necklace Wins Lawsuit

A Christian nurse who lost her job because she refused to remove a cross necklace has won a major legal case before a British employment tribunal.

Female DC Police Officers Say They Were Told to Get Abortions or Face Termination

Female DC Police Officers Say They Were Told to Get Abortions or Face Termination

Two female Washington D.C. police officers recently shared that when they became pregnant as cadets, their superiors told them they had to have an abortion or they would be fired.

Ending Organ Transplant Discrimination Against Those with Disabilities

Ending Organ Transplant Discrimination Against Those with Disabilities

Today, 16 states ban the discrimination of people with intellectual disabilities, with similar measures pending in eight other states and in Congress. Still, these laws face an uphill battle, even if passed. As the head of the National Council on Disabilities admitted, the real goal of these laws is to inspire “a change of heart so people understand that they are discriminating.”

Massachusetts Supreme Court to Rule on LGBTQ Discrimination Case Concerning Gordon College Professor

Massachusetts Supreme Court to Rule on LGBTQ Discrimination Case Concerning Gordon College Professor

The Massachusetts Supreme Court is set to rule on an LGBTQ discrimination case concerning Gordon College -- a Christian university -- and one of its professors. The Professor, Deweese Boyd, is claiming that she was discriminatorily denied a promotion because she voiced pro-LGBTQ views that are contrary to those of the school.

Anti-Semitism, the Oldest Hatred

Anti-Semitism, the Oldest Hatred

Though anti-Semitism often doesn’t receive the attention or the unanimous condemnation that other forms of racism do, the Anti-Defamation League reported 2,100 incidents of assault, vandalism, violence or harassment against Jewish people in America in 2019. That’s the highest number reported since they started keeping track in 1979.

Supreme Court to Decide How Far Religious Freedom Protections Extend for Parochial Schools

Supreme Court to Decide How Far Religious Freedom Protections Extend for Parochial Schools

Two parochial school teachers are claiming that their positions with two Catholic elementary schools were terminated based on disability and age discrimination. Now, the Supreme Court will decide how far religious freedom protections extend for churches and religious schools.