ABC7 Bay Area: San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater sued over alleged discrimination

San Francisco’s world renowned American Conservatory Theater is being sued by a former actor, director and teacher there who says A.C.T. discriminated against African-Americans.

“It’s shocking to me that a theater community in San Francisco is the racist place that I’ve ever worked,” says Stephen Buescher, a highly accomplished African-American actor,director and teacher. He spent 10-years with the acclaimed American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

ABC7 Bay Area: Working mothers sue AC Transit for pregnancy discrimination, failure to accommodate breast pumping needs

Several women at AC Transit say the East Bay transportation agency is disregarding the law when it comes to their needs as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. “They make you feel that you’re an inconvenience and a burden to them for being pregnant, for trying to be a working pregnant mother,” said Nikki McNaulty.