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For Business, More Women in Charge Means Bigger Profits

By Danica Kirka | Mar 23
When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female managers.

Conn. High School Teacher Suspended After Reading Explicit Ginsberg Poem

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 11
An English teacher from a high school in Connecticut has been suspended after reading Allen Ginsberg's explicit poem about gay sex, "Please Master," to his students.

HIV-Positive San Francisco Firefighter Alleges Harassment

Mar 11
A San Francisco firefighter filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he tested positive for HIV.

Great Passion Play CEO Says Anti-Discrimination Law is Bad

Mar 8
The CEO of The Great Passion Play in northwest Arkansas says an anti-discrimination law in Eureka Springs is bad and should be repealed.

Facebook, Apple & Other Mega Companies File Gay Marriage Brief

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 6
Nearly 380 companies, including Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, have filed a friend-of-the-court-brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the justices to overturn a lower court ruling that bans same-sex marriage.

NJ Gay Man Files Discrimination Suit After Being Fired From Red Robin

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 6
A man from New Jersey has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit, claiming he was fired from his general manager position at a Red Robin in West Nyack, New York, because he is gay.

Wal-Mart CEO Talks Workers, Customers, Critics

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 26
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which has more than 11,000 stores in 27 countries, has struggled with two years of mostly sluggish sales due in large part to a challenging global economy and major changes in how people shop.

Justices Appear to Favor Muslim Denied Job Over Headscarf

By Mark Sherman | Feb 26
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito indicated Wednesday that he and most of the court would side with a Muslim woman who showed up for a job interview with Abercrombie & Fitch wearing a black headscarf. She didn't get hired.

Trial Begins in High-Profile Silicon Valley Sex Bias Case

By Sudhin Thanawala | Feb 25
A lawyer for a former junior partner suing a venture capital firm in a Silicon Valley sex bias suit contended Tuesday that his client was passed over for promotions because she was a woman and then fired after she complained.

There's No Business Like Good Business: The Corporate Equality Index

By Matthew Wexler | Feb 24
In a world filled with endless consumer choices, the Human Right Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index offers a valuable snapshot of the corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

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