Bob McNair Changes Mind, Wants Refund Of His Donation To Group Opposing Anti-Discrimination Law

Texans owner Bob McNair donated $10,000 to Campaign for Houston, a PAC that opposes an ordinance that intends to protect Houstonians from discrimination. (The opposition has mostly been from those opposed to giving protections to gay and transgender residents.) After receiving backlash for backing the group, McNair is… »10/23/15 4:37pm10/23/15 4:37pm


Female Ex-Coaches Accuse UMD Of Discrimination, Harassment, Anti-Canadian Sentiment In Lawsuit

Three former women’s coaches at the University of Minnesota Duluth sued the state’s university system in federal court today, all saying they were victims of discrimination while working for the university. In the lawsuit, each woman outlines her own story and the various ways in which she was harassed, excluded, and… »9/28/15 7:18pm9/28/15 7:18pm

Clarence Thomas Name-Drops NBA While Arguing Some Discrimination Is OK

The summer of Justice Clarence Thomas making sports references in opinions from which his fellow justices run screaming continued yesterday with his dissent in a Texas case regarding housing discrimination. In this case, Thomas brought up the NBA and the fact that it is a predominantly black league. If you’re… »6/26/15 2:30pm6/26/15 2:30pm

NBC Edits Out IOC Anti-Discrimination Statement From Opening Ceremony

Russia's anti-gay laws have been a major focus in the lead-up to the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, and during his address at today's opening ceremony IOC president Thomas Bach made a strong statement against "any form of discrimination" and in favor of tolerance. Viewers worldwide heard the statement; NBC viewers in… »2/07/14 11:34pm2/07/14 11:34pm