A Judge Puts a Temporary Block on a Texas School District’s Gender-Based Hair Policy

Blog   |   October 27, 2021

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Texas school district’s enforcement of a grooming policy that prohibits boys from having long hair. Chief U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal’s ruling on Monday came days after seven students, ages 7 to 17, … Continue reading

A Former Hospital Executive Wins a $10 Million Discrimination Suit

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A former top executive in a North Carolina-based health care system who claimed in a lawsuit that he lost his job because he is a white male was awarded $10 million by a federal jury on Tuesday. In his 2019 … Continue reading

A Transgender Woman Is Suing a Senior Living Community for Discrimination

Blog   |   October 25, 2021

A senior living community in Maine is facing what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind discrimination claim for denying a room to a 78-year-old woman because she is transgender. GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders filed a complaint Oct. 14 on the woman’s … Continue reading

A Chicago Metal Scrapper Faces Allegations of Emissions Violations

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A Chicago metal scrapper is being sued by the state of Illinois for allegedly violating state pollution codes with its emissions in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood. The lawsuit announced Friday by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul contends that Sims Metal … Continue reading