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January 23, 2020

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Croatia hosts its first transgender march

Croatia hosts its first transgender march

Around 300 people from around the Balkans joined Croatia's first-ever transgender march Saturday to draw attention to the discrimination they face in the largely conservative region.Blowing whistles and playing drums, the demonstrators walked through downtown

US accuses Facebook of discrimination over housing ads

US accuses Facebook of discrimination over housing ads

US officials accused Facebook of discrimination Thursday for using its targeted advertising to limit who sees postings for certain kinds of housing.Administrative charges filed by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development said Facebook "unlawfully di

Facebook settles with rights groups on ad discrimination

Facebook settles with rights groups on ad discrimination

Facebook unveiled major changes to how it uses targeted advertising on Tuesday, settling a legal challenge alleging it discriminated in messages on jobs, housing, credit and other services.The leading social network said housing, employment or credit ads will

USSF 'surprised' by gender lawsuit, seeking dialogue

USSF 'surprised' by gender lawsuit, seeking dialogue

United States Soccer Federation (USSF) President Carlos Cordeiro said on Friday the body had been caught offguard by a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the US women's national team but expressed optimism of resolving the dispute.In an open letter releas

Clean-cut K-pop embroiled in S. Korean sex scandal

Clean-cut K-pop embroiled in S. Korean sex scandal

With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, activists say.In the s