West Coast Shippers Face Gender Discrimination Complaint

Labor justice advocates representing dock works along the West Coast filed a discrimination complaint Thursday with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging workers have been systematically denied access to promotions due to gender-based discrimination by employers.

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Judge in DACA Case Zeroes In on Bigoted Trump Statements

A federal judge who blocked the rollback of former President Barack Obama’s signature immigration program chided the government Thursday for what he described as a remarkable attempt to exclude consideration of President Donald Trump’s comments on the case.

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Bid to Oust Coach Accused of Body Shaming Gains Steam

More than 20,000 people have signed an online petition calling for the University of Cincinnati to fire the head coach of the women’s volleyball team after a student-athlete filed a lawsuit accusing the coach of dropping her because of headshots she posted on Instagram.

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Transgender Ohioans Sue for Right to Change Birth Certificates

Three transgender women and one man backed by the American Civil Liberties Union sued Ohio for refusing to let them change the gender on their birth certificates, claiming the policy exposes them to workplace discrimination and a risk of violence.

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Judge Allows Families to Join Fight Over Michigan Adoption Rule

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Christian foster families may intervene in same-sex couples’ challenge of a Michigan policy allowing state-funded private adoption agencies to turn away gay and lesbian prospective parents for religious reasons.

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