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Discrimination Against Job Applicants with Disabilities Exposed

A study conducted by Rutgers and Syracuse universities uncovered proof of employer discrimination against people with disabilities.

Transcript of 911 Call Leading to Police Brutality in D.C. Released, Protestors March

Black teens detained by D.C. cops for looking “suspicious” ignites community’s fight against mayor’s plan for warrantless searches.

Black Student Brutalized by Police for Making a White Woman ‘Uncomfortable’

Once again, cell phone video makes it impossible to sweep under the rug.

More Racial Profiling in Texas: Councilman Tasered, Arrested

Excessive use of force includes an officer involved in Sandra Bland’s arrest.

Mom Outraged by ‘Slave Cuff’ for Toy Figurine

A California mother finds a "racist" figurine of a former slave when assembling toy set.

Natural Hair: To Straighten or Not To Straighten

A North Carolina TV news anchor sparks national debate with Facebook posting on natural hair.

CLUELESS — Jenner to DeGeneres: ‘I’m a Traditionalist’

In a mind-boggling interview, Caitlyn Jenner competes with Trump for the ability to win the prize for compound insults.

‘Slave Trade’ Video Game Sparks Backlash

CEO of video game developing company says controversial game is a teaching tool.

Target Pays $2.8 Million To Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

The practices in question affected a small fraction of job applicants and ceased several years ago.

Depression, Obesity, Drug Addiction Not a Disability, Survey Says

More Republicans believe speech disorders, learning disabilities and cancer aren’t disabilities either.

States Still Seek To Restrict Voting Among Minorities 50 Years After Voting Rights Act

Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is calling for a constitutional amendment to end that.

Discrimination Laws Do Not Extend To ‘Unpaid’ Interns

Democrats in Congress seeking to extend civil rights protections.

Boy Scouts Vote To End Ban On Gay Troop Leaders

By July 27th the ban will likely be lifted.

NYC Sued for Promoting Segregation

Group claims city’s affordable housing policy keeps white neighborhoods white and Black neighborhoods Black.

Supreme Court Upholds Housing Discrimination Protections

Those affected by unfair housing practices can still sue without proof that discrimination was intentional.

Support Increases for LGBT Rights, Including Those Religiously Affiliated

The pious mainstream supports LGBT rights, does not like "religious freedom” laws.

Laverne Cox

32 Worst States for Transgender Equality

Despite increasing awareness and visibility of transgender people, a majority of states scored poorly on transgender equality, which has implications for future labor recruitment.

Supreme Court Rules: Abercrombie & Fitch Discriminated Against Muslim Applicant Who Wore Headscarf

Abercrombie & Fitch is in the news for discrimination again as the Supreme Court found the company discriminated against a Muslim female job applicant because of her appearance.

Boy Scouts’ President Says Gay Ban Not Sustainable; Girl Scouts Supporting Transgender Members

This week, the Girl Scouts of America and the Boy Scouts of America both announced positive steps towards LGBT equality in their respective organizations.

FDA’s Updated Blood Donation Ban Still Discriminatory

While the updated policy on eligible donors is a step in the right direction, work remains to be done.

Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

The 2016 presidential campaign has transformed into a battle between evangelicals and liberals.

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Red State Support for Gay Discrimination Continues

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio Oklahoma has joined the discriminatory ranks of Indiana and Alabama in its latest bill passed by the Senate. According to the state’s bill, popular ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft reserve the right to refuse passengers who identify as transgender or gay: “ shall adopt a policy …