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CEI Snapshot: American Express and Caesars Entertainment

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 24
EDGE continues our series on businesses that have scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Corporate Equality Index. This installment includes American Express and Caesars Entertainment.

Judge Won't Dismiss Case Over Transgender Embalmer's Firing

Apr 23
The government has cleared an important hurdle in a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender employee who was fired by a Detroit-area funeral home.

Coach Fired Over Twitter Threat to Indiana Pizza Shop

Apr 22
A northern Indiana school district says it has fired a coach who tweeted about burning down a pizza shop after its owners said they wouldn't cater a gay wedding because of their religious beliefs.

Transgender Man Sues Loan Company Over Sex Bias Claim

Apr 14
A Central Florida eye clinic has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a transgender employee who was terminated.

Protest Planned After Catholic School Refuses to Hire Gay Teacher

Apr 8
Students and alumni are planning a walkout Wednesday afternoon in protest of a West Des Moines Catholic high school opting to not hire a substitute teacher full time after learning he is gay.

Online Petition Seeks to Save Job of Gay Speech Teacher

Apr 8
Students, parents and alumni of an Omaha Catholic high school have signed an online petition calling for the school to reverse its decision to fire a teacher over his same-sex relationship.

7 San Francisco Officers Suspended Over Racist Texts

By Kristin J. Bender | Apr 4
Seven San Francisco police officers accused of sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended, and the police chief has recommended that they be fired.

Delta Air Lines to Assist Gay Employees With Health Care Taxes

Apr 3
Delta Air Lines became the first major air carrier Thursday to make same-sex domestic partners whole for additional income taxes they owe for health care plans.

Trans Woman Files Discrimination Suit Against Forever 21

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 3
A transgender woman filed a discrimination lawsuit Wednesday against hipster-clothing chain Forever 21, claiming that her bosses at a New York City store location mocked her while transitioning into a woman before firing her with no explanation.

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

By Derrick Nunnally | Mar 28
A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees.

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