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Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?
Offbeat  (tags: Law, job sites, job seekers, discrimination, human right, equality )

Farah
- 281 days ago - npr.org
After working at a call center for two decades, Linda Bradley's job came to an end about a year and a half ago. Since her layoff, she's combed online job sites every day looking for work _ without much luck.
VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Fosters a Pit Bull - And Falls in Love
Offbeat  (tags: Pit Bulls, fostering, companionship, inspirational, discrimination, uk, animal advocates )


- 519 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
British actor Sir Patrick Stewart was in for a pleasant surprise when he decided to foster a pit bull for the first time. The moment he was introduced to Ginger, she showed him how affectionate and gentle of a companion she is. Stewart can be heard...
Blind Woman Is Left Stranded After a Taxi Driver Refused to Pick Her Up 'Because She Had a Guide Dog'
Offbeat  (tags: Guide Dog, taxi driver, blind customer, discrimination )

Barb
- 522 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A blind woman has spoken of her anger at being left stranded in the pouring rain after a taxi driver refused to pick up her guide dog.
The 'Spirited' Monk Is Not Sexist And Sure Has Class
Offbeat  (tags: India, old Monk, rum, stereotypes, sexism, agism, class, discrimination, Rashmi Oberoi, society, culture )

Evelyn
- 1410 days ago - thecitizen.in
Mr. Old Monk who for decades has warmed the bellies of the Indian soldier and yes, I proudly say... Of the 'better halves' too... We find your article and your thoughts most distasteful and wonder if you have done your homework at all?
Opinion: Let's Talk Menstruation. Period.
Offbeat  (tags: women, safety, health, menstruating, discrimination, menstruation, girls, silence, ashamed )

Naoko
- 1466 days ago - ipsnews.net
Every month, more than two billion women around the world menstruate, and yet the topic is still shrouded by a veil of silence. While some girls celebrate their period as the first step into womanhood, many girls in developing or emerging countries are sh
Israeli Portrait of Rose-Tinted Past Gives Way to Rage at Settlers
Offbeat  (tags: settlements, lies. history, Palestine, British Mandate, occupation, racism-zionism, wall, discrimination, Israel, Israeli Palestinians, Christians, Ottoman Empire, Palestinian culture-history, erasure, Arabs, education, literature, truthtelling, Nakba )

Fly
- 1516 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Jerusalem, he notes, is said in schoolbooks to have Christians and Muslims but no reference to Palestinians is made.
World Hijab Day! Before You Judge, Cover Up For A Day
Offbeat  (tags: World Hijab Day, Feb 1st, Islam, discrimination, hijab )

Evelyn
- 1566 days ago - theallyssajade.squarespace.com
Islam is one of the most misunderstood religions in America, and because people fear what they don't know, they judge and hate. Women all over the world who wear hijab are unfairly treated differently because of the way they look and dress.
He Dropped One Letter In His Name While Applying For Jobs, And The Responses Rolled In
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, names, discrimination, jobs, viewpoints, prejudice, people, jobs, Hispanic, racism, business, careers )

Robert
- 1721 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
His name is José Zamora, and he had a routine. During his months-long job search, he says he logged onto his computer every morning and combed the internet for listings, applying to everything he felt qualified for.
Don't Ditch The Ladies!
Offbeat  (tags: AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, Spell Check, bachelorette, discrimination )

Barb
- 1769 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
I've written a petition targeting the CEO of AOL, Tim Armstrong for not including the word ''bachelorett'' in the vocabulary list on the AOL Spell Checker. The word ''bachelor'' is on the list. AOL users please sign and if you're not on AOL sign.
First There Was Racism and Sexism, Now There's Ableism
Offbeat  (tags: Disabled people, discrimination, disability prejudice, disablism )


- 1803 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Disabled people have been tweeting their experiences of discrimination using the hashtag #StopAbleismBecause. But what is ableism? And why do UK activists use the word disablism instead?
Could All Well-Behaved Dogs Soon Be Welcome in Aurora?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs, discrimination )

Cher
- 3100 days ago - animals.change.org
The U.S. Justice Department's ruling that cities can't discriminate against service dogs simply because of their breed is having a welcome ripple effect: It is rightly forcing cities that have enacted breed-discriminatory laws to rethink and rewrite them
Obama Administration Offers $1.3 Billion to Settle USDA Discrimination Case
Offbeat  (tags: farmer, discrimination, case )

Lone
- 3284 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Obama administration on Tuesday offered $1.3 billion to settle complaints from female and Latino farmers who say they faced discrimination
Help Spread Awareness of The Big Black Dog Syndrome Take Action!!!
Offbeat  (tags: big, black, dogs, discrimination, animalrights, animalwelfare, petition )

Barb
- 3497 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Big black dogs in shelters countrywide, face life behind bars or in cages or no life at all. Their euthanasia rates are alarmingly high. There are many misconceptions with size; just being big and black! Please sign the petition today!!
"Illegal Alien" Halloween Costume Is Offensive-Take Action!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, racism, discrimination, immigrationreform )

Tierney
- 3507 days ago - ufwaction.org
The extra terrestrial creature perpetuates racism and discrimination in an already hostile environment and during a period of time when the debate on immigration reform is increasingly hateful and divisive.
   

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