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Woman Sues University Claiming School's Dance Team Instructor Told Her To Lose 20 PoundsA woman is suing Bethune-Cookman University after claiming she was prohibited from trying out for the school's dance team due to her weight.
Study: Discrimination Against Obese Persons Could Cause, Perpetuate ObesityA new study shows that people who experience discrimination because of their weight are more likely to either become or stay obese.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Lawsuit Calls Voter Purge Discrimination Several groups of Floridians will rally outside a Miami courthouse asking Gov. Rick Scott to halt a contentious push to remove potentially ineligible voters from the rolls.
Supervisor To Applicant: You're Not Hired Because You're 'Black And Overweight'A Fort Lauderdale company that hires crews for yachts is facing damages after an employee accidentally sent an email to an applicant saying she wasn't hired because she's black and overweight.

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