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Waiter Fired After Asking Customer for Proof of Residency

Waiter Fired After Asking Customer for Proof of Residency

Mar 20
A waiter was fired from a Southern California restaurant after asking customers to prove they had legal residency before serving them.

Court: Discrimination Against Gay Workers Not Prohibited

Court: Discrimination Against Gay Workers Not Prohibited

By Kate Brumback | Mar 13
A federal appeals court says employers aren't prohibited from discriminating against employees because of sexual orientation.

On March 8, Get It Your Damn Self; It's 'Day Without A Woman'

On March 8, Get It Your Damn Self; It's 'Day Without A Woman'

Mar 8
It's International Women's Day, and across the globe, feminist organizers are calling on women to go on a one-day strike.

Lesbian and Bisexual Women and Trans and Intersex People Are Left Behind

Lesbian and Bisexual Women and Trans and Intersex People Are Left Behind

Mar 8
On International Women's Day, Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight Action International, asks that we not forget the plight of trans and intersex people.

Puerto Rico Women Clad In Purple March at Dawn

Puerto Rico Women Clad In Purple March at Dawn

Mar 8
Associated Press looks at the latest actions happening on International Women's Day.

'Day Without a Woman' Celebrates Female Power

'Day Without a Woman' Celebrates Female Power

By Errin Haines Whack | Mar 8
American women are staying home from work, zipping up their wallets, wearing red and attending rallies across the country to show their economic strength and impact on society as part of International Women's Day celebrations happening across the globe We

NCIS Investigating Posting of Nude Photos of Female Marines

NCIS Investigating Posting of Nude Photos of Female Marines

By Jesse J. Holland | Mar 6
The Defense Department is investigating reports that some Marines shared naked photographs of female Marines, veterans and other women on a secret Facebook page, some of which were taken without their knowledge.

Welcome to Your New Office: A Stranger's Living Room

Welcome to Your New Office: A Stranger's Living Room

By Danica Kirka | Mar 3
The rise of self-employment and soaring office costs are fueling demand for shared office space in metropolitan areas, with a handful of firms renting workspace by the hour.

Nebraska Panel Considers Bill to Protect LGBT Workers

Nebraska Panel Considers Bill to Protect LGBT Workers

By Julia Shumway | Feb 24
Supporters of a bill that aims to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Nebraska residents from discrimination in the workplace packed a hearing room at the state Capitol Wednesday to urge a legislative committee to approve the measure.

Essence Vegas Helps Local Girl Scout Troop Reach Cookie Goals

Essence Vegas Helps Local Girl Scout Troop Reach Cookie Goals

Feb 23
Essence Vegas is leading the charge to help local Girl Scout Troop 679 reach their cookie goals by purchasing the remaining cookies -- approximately 150 boxes -- to help the troop reach their goal of 400 boxes sold.

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