June 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb is having a hard time living up to its “belong anywhere” slogan as people question whether it’s doing enough to crack down on discrimination. The popular home-sharing service that’s supposed to open doors around the globe is being accused of slamming them shut on African Americans and other minority groups, with reports of discrimination from Airbnb hosts mounting. The latest, made public Sunday, involved a well-known Hollywood producer and transgender woman who says it took a viral tweet for Airbnb to ban a host who turned her away because of her gender identity….
Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/06/06/airbnb-openair-diversity-racism-airbnb-connect/85490536/