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Lesbian Woman Sues Catholic School Over Firing

Aug 19
A woman is suing a Roman Catholic school in New Jersey, alleging the school violated the state's discrimination law when she was fired because she's married to a woman.

Judge Dismisses Case Over Transgender Embalmer's Firing

By Jeff Karoub | Aug 19
A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender embalmer who was fired by a Detroit-area funeral home after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female and would dress as a woman.

Ga. Music Teacher Resigns After Sexting with Male Former Student

Aug 18
A long-time high school music/chorus teacher and swimming coach resigned last month amid a scandal involving texts he sent to an 18-year-old boy via Instagram suggesting the student drink and get naked with him.

In Lieu of Tip, Mo. Waiter Gets Anti-Gay Message

Aug 8
A waiter reportedly received an anti-gay message instead of a tip from three customers at a Mexican restaurant in Kansas City, Mo.

Summertime and the Living Isn't Easy: Use Your Vacation Time!

Aug 8
It's summer time and the living is ... not so easy for some. American workers have been taking less and less vacation over the past 15 years. A study by Project: Time Off found that in 2015, more than half of American workers left vacation time unused.

'Don't Thread on Me' With Hair Removal Rules

By Janet McConaughey | Aug 3
Women with decades of experience in "eyebrow threading" are out of work because Louisiana requires hundreds of hours of schooling unrelated to the hair-removal technique, a nonprofit law firm said Tuesday.

Men's Warehouse & Nick Cannon Launch 9th Annual National Suit Drive

Jul 1
Men's Wearhouse launches its Ninth Annual National Suit Drive, where stores across the nation will be collecting gently used men's and women's professional attire to give unemployed individuals a chance to look their best.

Alphabet Says 'No' to Gender Pay Equity, With Sexist Jab At 'Lady CFO'

By EDGE | Jun 10
Alphabet shareholders voted 'no' on gender pay equity, capping off the vote with a sexist comment about Ruth Porat, "the lady CFO."

NYC Hospital Worker May Have Died While Masturbating on the Job

Jun 9
A man's bizarre death may serve as a cautionary tale to some.

Exploring Issues Trans People Face in the Workplace

By Jill Gleeson | May 21
Unemployment, job discrimination and poverty disproportionally affect the transgender community. But there are some small bright spots proving that change, however incremental, is happening.

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