Gender discrimination

FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, Lupita Nyong'o accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for "12 Years a Slave" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. British magazine Grazia U.K. on Friday Nov. 10, 2017, has apologized to Lupita Nyong'o after the actress accused it of altering her hair on its front cover "to fit a more Eurocentric notion" of beauty. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
LONDON (AP) — British magazine Grazia U.K. has apologized to Lupita Nyong'o after the actress accused it of altering her hair on its front cover "to fit a more Eurocentric notion" of beauty. The Academy Award winner tweeted before-and-after images, saying the magazine "edited out and smoothed" her...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2017, file photo, Kevin Spacey impersonates Johnny Carson at the 71st annual Tony Awards in New York. Spacey says he is “beyond horrified” by allegations that he made sexual advances on a teen boy in 1986. Spacey posted on Twitter that he does not remember the encounter but apologizes for the behavior. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
October 30, 2017 - 5:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations that have rocked the entertainment and media industries (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A former worker on "The Bachelor" television series and its spinoffs has sued the show's producers, accusing them of sexual harassment and pervasive...
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In this July 24, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 06, 2017 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom directions that could override many anti-discrimination protections for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes a statement at the Justice Department in Washington. Sessions said Thursday he is reviving a Bush era crime-fighting strategy that emphasizes aggressive prosecution of gun and gang crimes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 05, 2017 - 3:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a memo released Thursday that rescinds guidance issued under the Obama administration. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 bars workplace discrimination...
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In this Aug. 3 2017 photo, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, left, and Chief Human Resources Officer Jason Jackson speak in Lincoln, Neb., during a news conference to release the findings of an internal investigation that led to the firing of Nebraska State Patrol superintendent Brad Rice in June. A review by Gov. Pete Ricketts' office faulted patrol leaders for failing to document Nebraska rooper Brienne Splittgerber's complaints that she was forced to undergo unnecessary, sexually invasive medical exams, and investigate the allegations. The review also faulted Rice, who was fired by Ricketts in July, for failing to correct the agency's inaction after he learned about it in February. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 24, 2017 - 1:45 pm
The federal agency charged with stopping workplace discrimination declined to investigate a complaint alleging female Nebraska State Patrol officers had to undergo sexually invasive medical exams. According to a June letter to attorneys representing trooper Brienne Splittgerber, the U.S. Equal...
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FILE - In this file photo dated May 17, 2017, file photo, Google CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address for the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif. Pichai has canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday, Aug. 10, after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company’s internal messaging service. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
August 11, 2017 - 12:06 am
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company's internal messaging service. Pichai said in an email to staff that several Google...
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A vehicle with the Nebraska State Patrol logo is parked in a state patrol facility in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. A federal lawsuit accuses the Nebraska State Patrol that it has for years forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary pelvic exams performed by a male doctor before they can be hired. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 02, 2017 - 10:39 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol has for years forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary pelvic exams performed by a male doctor before they can be hired, according to a new federal lawsuit that has prompted a criminal investigation. State Trooper Brienne...
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A vehicle with the Nebraska State Patrol logo is parked in a state patrol facility in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. A federal lawsuit accuses the Nebraska State Patrol that it has for years forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary pelvic exams performed by a male doctor before they can be hired. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 02, 2017 - 6:07 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol has for years forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary pelvic exams performed by a male doctor before they can be hired, according to a new federal lawsuit. State Trooper Brienne Splittgerber filed the lawsuit Tuesday against...
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Graphic shows demographic characteristics of 100 most popular films of 2016; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
July 31, 2017 - 11:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2016 "Moonlight" won best picture and "Hidden Figures" was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever. A new report from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern...
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Graphic shows demographic characteristics of 100 most popular films of 2016; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
July 31, 2017 - 3:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2016 "Moonlight" won best picture and "Hidden Figures" was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever. A new report from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern...
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