The Civil Rights Act Now Covers Protections For Transgender Individuals

  • The Justice Department is now interpreting the Civil Rights Act to include protections for transgender people. (The Grio)
  • The Miss World Pageant is no longer including the bikini portion. (The Independent)
  • Nonviolent drug criminals who are serving bloated sentences that they wouldn’t be serving under the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act might be eligible for clemency. (The Root)
  • Priya Chandrasekaran gives her verdict on Serial’s race problem. (Racialicious)
  • Law students are objecting to triggering language on exams. (The Atlantic)
  • Photographer Victoria Janashvili’s art book CURVES will celebrate all women’s bodies. (Huffington Post)