Discrimination

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Book Club Booted From Napa Valley Wine Train Seeking $5 Million For ‘Malicious Oppression’

Members of a mostly African American book club kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for laughing too loud plan to seek up to $5 million.

08/31/2015

A person prepares to search the internet using the Google search engine, on May 14, 2014, in Lille.  (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sexist Google Algorithm? Women Shown Fewer Ads For High-Paying Jobs, Study Finds

New findings from Carnegie Mellon University claim Google’s targeted ad algorithm is downright discriminatory, particularly if you’re a woman.

07/07/2015

Ellen Pao

Kleiner Perkins Says Ellen Pao Wants $2.7M To Drop Appeal In Gender Bias Case

Attorneys for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers included the figure in court documents filed in San Francisco Superior Court against Ellen Pao, and a spokeswoman for the company said Pao sought the money in exchange for not appealing.

06/05/2015

AirBnb Bans Host Who Evicted Gay Couple From Texas Home

AirBnb has banned a host who allegedly kicked a same-sex couple out of a home they rented in Texas shortly after discovering they were gay.

04/30/2015

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Joins San Francisco In Boycotting Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

As the firestorm grows over a new Indiana law that critics say could be used to discriminate against the LGBT community, Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland said the city won’t fund business travel to the state because of the measure.

03/31/2015

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FULL LIST: California Organizations Condemning Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

More California companies are joining the chorus condemning Indiana’s new ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/31/2015

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls ‘Religious Objection’ Laws Dangerous

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called “religious objection” legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.

03/30/2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on ABC News

Indiana Governor Dodges Tough Questions Over Controversial Law Denounced As Anti-Gay

Appearing on ABC Sunday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did not answer directly when asked at least six times whether it would be legal for an Indiana merchant to refuse to serve gay customers.

03/29/2015

Ellen Pao

SF Jury Finds Silicon Valley VC Firm Did Not Discriminate Against Ellen Pao In High-Profile Gender Bias Case

A jury in San Francisco decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.

03/27/2015

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Bans City Workers From Indiana Travel After Passage Of Religious Liberty Law

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is forbidding city employees from traveling to Indiana following Thursday’s enactment of a ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/26/2015

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