“I think they deserve equal rights in regards to say discrimination in the workplace,” Priebus told Meet the Press.
When asked about what appears to be a rising tide of discrimination against women in Israel, Livni was equally blunt.
And as bad as it might be for gay or lesbian people, the discrimination is markedly worse for transgender people.
1640s, "the making of distinctions," from Late Latin discriminationem (nominative discriminatio), noun of action from past participle stem of discriminare (see discriminate). Especially in a prejudicial way, based on race, 1866, American English. Meaning "discernment" is from 1814.
It especially annoys me when racists are accused of 'discrimination.' The ability to discriminate is a precious facility; by judging all members of one 'race' to be the same, the racist precisely shows himself incapable of discrimination. [Christopher Hitchens]