United Airlines

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Only White, Young Female Attendants On Flights": Airlines Sued For Discrimination

A recent lawsuit alleges that US-based United Airlines shows a preference for flight attendants with specific features and age groups on charter flights serving professional and college sports teams. Media sources confirmed, two United Airlines flight attendants claim in a lawsuit that they were passed over for the plum assignment because the players prefer a "certain look" of "white, young, thin women who are predominately blond and blue-… read-more

Wed, 01 Nov 2023 - 12:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Airlines , Discrimination, Legal News, Sued, Flights, United Airlines

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A toilet dedicated to Divyangjans and Transgender.

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DMRC Offering Separate Toilets For Transgenders With Divyangjans

Taking an initiative to prevent gender discrimination, Delhi Metro has decided to install signages of ''Transgender'' and the symbol adjacent to separate toilets that are dedicated to ''Persons with Disability'', providing easy access to transgenders. Moreover, it also allowed transgender to choose gender-based toilets as per their self-identified gender at metro stations. A senior official at DMRC said we have currently 347 such separate… read-more

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 08:38 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Delhi Metro, Transgender, Discrimination, Toilets


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Blind Woman Sues Uber For $1.1 Mn For Discrimination, Denying Rides

A San Francisco-based woman named Lisa Irving has sued Uber for $1.1Mn for denying her ride and discriminating for her disability. Irving, a blind woman who uses guide dog, was denied ride by the drivers while commuting to work. Bullied and verbally abused, Irving’s ride was deliberately cancelled by two drivers. After receiving no response from the company, Irving sued Uber, accusing them of discriminating her on 14 occasions.

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 11:11 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Uber, Taxi, US, San Francisco, Lisa Irving, Discrimination

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All Assam Transgender Association

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Assam: Transgender Association Shares Video For Social Inclusion

In an awareness move, the All Assam Transgender Association (AATA) released a video that appeals to people for their inclusion in festivals and other occasions. Titled as ‘Ami Tritiyo’ (We, the Third), it was produced with the help of Assam’s social welfare department and was released ahead of ‘Magh Bihu.’ Jointly developed by AATA and North East Voluntary Association of Rural Development, the video aims to scrap gender discrimination against… read-more

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 04:01 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Transgender, transgender community, Magh Bihu, Discrimination, Gender Equality, Assam

Courtesy: Hindustan Times