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Walmart Faces Another Class Action Lawsuit For Pay Discrimination Walmart Faces Another Class Action Lawsuit For Pay Discrimination

Walmart is being hit with a new class action lawsuit regarding pay discrimination six years after the Supreme Court threw out Betty Duke’s suit against the company for sex discrimination.

It's Very Hard to Get a Boring Job If You're Too Hot It's Very Hard to Get a Boring Job If You're Too Hot

Um, tell me what I haven’t already personally experienced.

Life Begins at Conception, According to Draft of HHS Strategic Plan  Life Begins at Conception, According to Draft of HHS Strategic Plan 

On Friday, the Trump administration rolled back the Obamacare birth control mandate, offering an exemption on religious or moral grounds to employers who had been required to include birth control coverage in insurance plans—and that was just the latest sign that the Trump administration is following the standard,…

Trump Administration Urges Supreme Court to Rule in Favor of Baker Who Wouldn't Sell Wedding Cake to Gay Couple Trump Administration Urges Supreme Court to Rule in Favor of Baker Who Wouldn't Sell Wedding Cake to Gay Couple

On Thursday, the Justice Department filed a brief on behalf of Jack Phillips, a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for gay couple Charlie Craig and David Mullins in 2012 on the grounds that doing so would violate his religious beliefs, hence freedom, the Washington Post reports. The case will be judged by the…

This Fucker Is Actually Following Through With His Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Members This Fucker Is Actually Following Through With His Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Members

According to a new report in the Wall Street Journal, the White House is expected to officially send guidance that gives the Department of Defense authority to remove transgender people from the military. The administration is also reportedly instructing the Pentagon to bar transgender individuals from serving, and to…

Fox's Settlement Costs for the Year Rise to $50 Million, Excluding All Those Astronomical Severance Packages  Fox's Settlement Costs for the Year Rise to $50 Million, Excluding All Those Astronomical Severance Packages 

On Monday, 21st Century Fox reported that it had spent $50 million in costs related to the settlement of copious sexual harassment and discrimination allegations leveled against current and former employees between June of 2016 and this past June

Report: Fox Declined to Settle Multiple Disputes, Including Discrimination Claims, for $60 Million Report: Fox Declined to Settle Multiple Disputes, Including Discrimination Claims, for $60 Million

Now that 21st Century Fox has spent so many tens of millions placating the thin-skinned, groping and propositioning men who damaged its reputation and drove away plenty of its talent (if you want to call it that), it’s time for them to settle with the victims of that alleged abuse.

Report: Trump Banned Transgender People From the Military So He Could Get His Border Wall  Report: Trump Banned Transgender People From the Military So He Could Get His Border Wall 

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Citing Nonexistent Extra 'Costs,' Trump Announces Ban on Transgender People in the Military Citing Nonexistent Extra 'Costs,' Trump Announces Ban on Transgender People in the Military

A little over a year ago, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that transgender individuals would be allowed to serve openly in the military. “We can’t allow barriers unrelated to a person’s qualifications prevent us from recruiting and retaining those who can best accomplish the mission,” he said in the…

Muslim Mother Takes Legal Action Against Her Daughter's Posh London School Over Face Veil Ban  Muslim Mother Takes Legal Action Against Her Daughter's Posh London School Over Face Veil Ban 

Rachida Serroukh, a 37-year-old Muslim mother of three, took legal action against the prestigious London grade school Holland Park (where her 11-year-old begins in the fall) after the administration informed her she was not allowed to wear a face veil on school premises.

Israeli Court Rules That El Al Airline Can't Force Women to Move Seats to Accommodate Ultra-Orthodox Men  Israeli Court Rules That El Al Airline Can't Force Women to Move Seats to Accommodate Ultra-Orthodox Men 

A Jerusalem court has ruled in favor of 83-year-old plaintiff Renee Rabinowitz, who sued Israel’s El Al airline for asking her to move seats at the request of a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) man, the New York Times reports. The court found that asking people to move due to their gender violated Israel’s anti-discrimination…

Walmart Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days, Miscarriages, and Pregnancy Walmart Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days, Miscarriages, and Pregnancy

A new report from the workers advocacy group A Better Balance alleges that Walmart consistently punishes employees for taking sick days, even if they have proper documentation from doctors.

Woman Responsible For Protecting Students Against Discrimination Won't Stop Discrimination in Schools

In a stunning exchange during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos refused to say that she would protect students against discrimination on basis of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, or special needs.

Colorado Judge Rules That the Fair Housing Law Protects LGBT Couple  Colorado Judge Rules That the Fair Housing Law Protects LGBT Couple 

In another recent legal victory for LGBT rights, a U.S District judge in Colorado ruled Wednesday that a landlord’s refusal to rent a townhouse to a lesbian couple is in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Law Protecting LGBT Community Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Law Protecting LGBT Community

In the big pit of suck that is the state of Arkansas, certain cities are trying to create an oasis of safety with local civil rights laws that encompass LGBT people. At the state level, though, judges have decided against it.

Muslim NYPD Officer Sues Colleagues Over Years Of Alleged Abuse Muslim NYPD Officer Sues Colleagues Over Years Of Alleged Abuse

A Muslim NYPD officer has filed a lawsuit against her colleagues after they allegedly tried to pull her hijab from her head, called her a “Muslim bitch” and jeered at her not to “detonate on patrol”—abuses which spanned a period of several years.

Private School That Turned Away a Girl In a Wheelchair is Being Investigated Private School That Turned Away a Girl In a Wheelchair is Being Investigated

Harper Oates is a 5-year-old girl who was born with a spinal injury that left her a quadriplegic. After testing, she was found to have the same or higher cognitive abilities as other children her age and plans were made for Harper to join her older sisters at a private school in their town of Brookline, Massachusetts,…

John Kerry Issues Apology for State Department's LGBTQ Discrimination  John Kerry Issues Apology for State Department's LGBTQ Discrimination 

On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry issued a formal apology on the behalf of the State Department for its long history of discrimination against the queer community.

Former Drake University Women's Basketball Coach Files Suit, Claims She Was Fired Because She's Gay Former Drake University Women's Basketball Coach Files Suit, Claims She Was Fired Because She's Gay

Courtney Graham, a former assistant women’s basketball coach at Drake University in Iowa has filed a lawsuit against her former employer that alleges she was forced to resign from her job after her boss, head coach Jennie Baranczyk, learned she was gay.

Former Employee Suing Versace for Racial Discrimination Former Employee Suing Versace for Racial Discrimination

A man who formerly worked at a Versace store in the Bay area says he was fired when his manager realized he was black, after attempting to give him a “code” for black shoppers.

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