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Antidiscrimination Laws

Pumping Milk at 40,000 Feet: Four Women Pilots Are Navigating a Course toward Fairness

Joan Williams | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women
Joan Williams

Women who work in roles traditionally held by men often face stereotypes and unfair treatment on the job. This was certainly true for four Frontier Airlines pilots who filed complaints yesterday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after Frontier denied their right to accommodations for pregnancy and breastfeeding.

The Other Marriage Discrimination

Nancy Leong | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Nancy Leong

The move toward equality for everyone who wishes to marry is cause for celebration. It also provides an opportunity to reflect on marital status more generally, and to look for ways to equalize those who wish to marry and those who don't.

Obama Approves Funding Discriminatory Faith-Based Initiatives

Alex Blaze | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Blaze

Federal money is being given to organizations that have "straight-only" and "pray like us only" hiring practices, but that's only a smaller skirmish in the larger war to take money out of the government's hands.

Paterson To Extend Protection To Transgender People

nytimes.com | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson is preparing to issue an executive order that would include transgender people in antidiscrimination policies that govern state...

Sean Penn's Milk Has Blast From the Antigay Past

Marc Malkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marc Malkin

Bryant became the gay community's public enemy No. 1 for leading a movement to overturn antidiscrimination laws. I called her office to find out what she thinks about the upcoming movie.