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Stanford Student Groups Square Off On Free Speech, Debate Family Values

A controversial family values conference scheduled at Stanford University next month has sparked a free-speech debate on campus among student organizations.

03/24/2014

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NorCal Transgender Athlete Sues CrossFit After Being Blocked From Competing

The lawsuit brought Thursday by Chloie Jonsson, 34, accuses CrossFit Inc. of violating her rights under a California law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity

03/07/2014

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Group Sues State Of California Over New Transgender Student Law

Groups trying to overturn a new California law allowing transgender students to choose public school restrooms and sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders have filed a lawsuit claiming state officials are unfairly refusing to count signatures seeking a referendum.

12/20/2013

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Repeal Of Calif. Transgender Student Protection Law May Be On 2014 Ballot

Opponents of a new California law that gives transgender students certain rights say they have collected enough signatures for a ballot measure that would repeal the law.

11/11/2013

Trick or treaters walk during Boo at the Zoo at the Smithsonian's National Zoo October 25, 2013 in Washington, DC. Those who purchased tickets were able to walk through the zoo and trick or treat in celebration of the upcoming Halloween. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Family Sues HOA, Says Kids Banned From Trick-Or-Treating

A couple who say their children have been barred by their homeowner’s association from playing or trick-or-treating in their own neighborhood filed a federal lawsuit against the HOA this week.

11/08/2013

Hani Khan was fired from her job at the Hollister store in San Mateo in 2010 for wearing a headscarf. (CBS)

Abercrombie & Fitch Settles California Lawsuit Over Muslim Head Scarves

Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing employees’ appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California.

09/23/2013

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California Bill To Strip Boy Scouts Of Tax Break Stalls

A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization’s refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.

09/12/2013

Hani Khan was fired from her job at the Hollister store in San Mateo in 2010 for wearing a headscarf. (CBS)

Judge Rules Abercrombie Wrongly Fired San Mateo Muslim Worker For Hijab

A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled that trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wrongly fired a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a head scarf.

09/09/2013

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San Francisco Judge Denies Class Action For Wal-Mart Bias Suit

A judge has rejected an attempt to file a class action discrimination lawsuit on behalf of Wal-Mart women workers in California who claimed their male colleagues were paid more and promoted faster than them.

08/02/2013

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Popular San Francisco Bar Accused Of Gay Discrimination

A popular bar in San Francisco is being accused of discrimination after two women were ejected for allegedly responding to anti-gay remarks.

03/29/2013

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