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Despite increasing awareness and visibility of transgender people, a majority of states scored poorly on transgender equality, which has implications for future labor recruitment.
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.
This week, the Girl Scouts of America and the Boy Scouts of America both announced positive steps towards LGBT equality in their respective organizations.
While the updated policy on eligible donors is a step in the right direction, work remains to be done.
The 2016 presidential campaign has transformed into a battle between evangelicals and liberals.
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 …
Top law firms are largely staying away from representing bigotry – because it hurts recruiting.
Mainstream society still falters at the acceptance of natural hair and hairstyles of Black women, which has led to legal action against discrimination.
Luke Visconti, CEO: Starbucks CEO Needs to Start Discussion About Race With His Leadership Team, Not Minimum-Wage Employees and Customers
This is nothing but a cheap publicity stunt. Schultz is a multibillionaire, yet he has not been involved in a constructive way in the discussion of race until now.
The scathing Justice Department report also made note of sexual harassment and gender bias.
Michigan gym franchise defends decision to revoke membership of woman who made transphobic complaint.
An economics professor uses an unusual ratio to describe the lack of gender equity at the top level of management.
In the wake of the scathing Department of Justice report about the Ferguson Police Department, how come no action has been taken against Mayor James Knowles and Chief Thomas Jackson?
The DOJ will cite statistics that show Black residents were disproportionately stopped by Ferguson police, creating an atmosphere of racial animosity.
Dr. Vensa Roi refused to care for an infant with two mothers due to her religious beliefs, just the latest example of LGBT rights clashing with business-owner ideology. What does the future hold?
Anti-religion Facebook posts of suspect Craig Hicks lead many to surmise that his execution-style shooting of three Muslim students was motivated by bias.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed an executive order rescinding a previous order that protected the LGBT community from workplace discrimination.
Another young Black man is racially profiled, this time a Yale student held at gunpoint by campus police. His father—a New York Times columnist—tells his son’s story. Read it here.
After scaling back the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in 2013, the Supreme Court will now rule on the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which will affect future cases on housing discrimination.
A grand juror files a lawsuit against St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, claiming the case was mishandled and the public misled.
The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have finally focused nationwide attention on a long-standing issue in our country—Blacks are disproportionately targeted as criminals by law enforcement.
And dark-skinned Black girls have it even worse than lighter-skinned Black girls. Here are examples.
New details from a GLSEN survey break down LGBT harassment stats in a state-by-state survey.
Marriage equality may be gaining traction across the country—currently same-gender marriage is legal in 31 states—but that doesn’t mean same-gender couples are automatically being treated equally.