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New Brunswick woman says she was denied spa service because of her baby

FREDERICTON – A New Brunswick woman says she was shocked when staff at a local spa said she couldn’t bring her five-month-old son to an appointment, and says… 698 more words

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Lawsuit filed against the province over transgender human rights complaints

REGINA – Instead of focusing on discrimination, a lawyer is using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms as the basis for a lawsuit addressing transgender human-rights complaints. 562 more words

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Christian NHS worker who gave a book to Muslim co-worker loses her appeal

The UK Telegraph reports on the state of religious liberty in the United Kingdom.

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A Christian NHS worker suspended for giving a religious book to a Muslim colleague has lost her appeal against a ruling that the decision to discipline her was lawful.

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Single mother who accused Tim Hortons of refusing to hire her settles out of court

MONTREAL – In August 2012, Jennifer Byrnes walked into a Tim Hortons looking for work.

Much to her surprise, the manager of the Tim Horton on Parc and Sherbrooke streets refused to hire her for an overnight shift because she had two young children. 384 more words

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Man claims new transgender law allowed him to change in women's changing room

He actually changed in the women’s changing room twice. This happened in liberal, secular Seattle, of course.

Kokomo News reports.

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A man who attempted to use a women’s locker room at a Seattle swimming pool told employees he had the right to use the bathroom of his choice under state law.

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THE ESSAY!

The Kenya Human Rights Run Essay Competition.

One dull day before we broke for August holidays , I was sick and had permission out of school. 1,146 more words

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Australia: Advocate Seeks Agreement On Marriage Equality Debate Ground Rules

Leading marriage equality advocate in Australia, Rodney Croome, has reached out to opponents of the reform in an effort to set ground rules for debating the issue of marriage equality, especially in the event of a plebiscite. 228 more words

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