NYC Dive Bar Says It Will Kick Out Anyone Who Uses the Word 'Literally'
This is, like, literally discrimination.
South Carolina Restaurant Apologizes for Using Super-Racist 'Help Wanted' Sign
What happens when a minority-owned restaurant posts a help-wanted sign that blatantly and explicitly offends, well, minorities?
A Court Will Decide If Asking for 'Black People Food' Is Racial Discrimination
Is asking the African-American chef you hired to work at your sprawling dude ranch to start making “black people food” a super racist request, or nothing more than a wee bit of discourtesy and a smidgen of insensitivity?
Muslim Ice Cream Truck Drivers Claim They're Being Targeted by Racist Police in Michigan
A pair of ice cream truck drivers in Hamtramck, Michigan charge that police treated them "like dogs" after they were falsely arrested and detained for two days without being given anything to eat or drink.
How a ‘Transgender’ Ken Doll Cake Sparked a Controversy Online
A Sacramento bakery thought nothing of baking a custom cake that featured a Ken doll wearing a dress. Then the comments accusing them of being "perverts" and "sick" started rolling in.
This Doughnut Shop Is Refusing To Employ Vegans and Vegetarians
Pip’s Original in Portland felt the wrath of the internet last week after stipulating in a job description that applicants for its shop assistant role need not apply if they are vegan or vegetarian.
Britain’s Muslim Takeaway Workers Are Suffering Islamophobic Attacks
Shortly after the Paris terrorist attacks, takeaway owner Mohammed Khalid was beaten outside his shop in Glasgow. He’s far from the only one—statistics from Muslim campaign groups show a rise in such Islamophobic abuse on fast food workers.
Bars Are Boycotting 50 Cent’s Vodka Because He Bullied a Man with Autism
The latest in 50 Cent’s long line of homophobic, sexist, and downright obnoxious social media stunts is costing him more than followers.
KFC Fired a Manager Who Refused to Hire a Transgender Employee
Last week, Georgia Carter left a Richmond, Virginia KFC happy to have found employment. An hour later, she was fired.
HIV Discrimination Still Exists in the Restaurant Industry
Despite recent advances in treating and preventing HIV, some workers in the restaurant industry continue to face discrimination in their workplaces thanks to the spread of misinformation and fear.
Egyptian Restaurants Can No Longer Refuse Service to Women with Veils
Although the vast majority of women currently wear headscarves in Egypt, the cosmopolitan crowd has more and more frequently taken to denying hijab-wearers from high-end restaurants, clubs, cafes, and resorts.
Why This Indian Restaurant Was Fined for Trying to Hire an Indian Waiter
Two years ago, a restaurant called Shalom Bombay placed an ad for an “experienced Indian waiter or waitress.” The long arm of the law reached out and filed a complaint.
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