discrimination

30 States Still Allow Employment Discrimination For LGBTQ People

Yep, people can still legally be turned down for a job or fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Lauren Holter |

6 Discriminatory LGBTQ Laws That Shockingly Still Exist In The U.S.

The country’s become much more inclusive for the queer community in recent years, but America certainly hasn’t passed the mark of total equality yet.

Lauren Holter |

11 States Are Suing Obama Over His Transgender Bathroom Policy, & We Bet You Can Guess Them All

They don’t believe in “being transgender.” It’s like people who rant about global warming being fake because it still gets cold in winter. That’s not how it works.

Karen Fratti |

Frontier Airlines Is Discriminating Against Pregnant And Breastfeeding Pilots, According To ACLU Claims

Four female Frontier Airlines pilots claim the company’s policies make it nearly impossible to have children.

Lauren Holter |

North Carolina Church Asks Lesbian Parishioner To Divorce Or Leave

A North Carolina church has taken the prerogative to kick out a lesbian parishioner following the passage of the state’s horrid House Bill 2, which overturned and banned all local…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Five U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Have Filed A Wage Discrimination Lawsuit

A top-tier women’s player could make just 38 percent of her men’s counterpart.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Hamilton Accused Of Discrimination For Open Casting Call Seeking “Non-White” Actors

….is this person familiar with Hamilton?

Megan Reynolds |

NY Gov. Cuomo Bans State Travel To North Carolina After It Passes Heinous Anti-LGBT “Bathroom Bill”

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has come out in support of the ban.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Pretty Girls Get Better Grades Because They’re Pretty

A phenomenon otherwise known as “The Rory Gilmore Effect.”

Lauren Duca |

Anti-Gay Oregon Bakery Coughs Up Check For $137,000, Because Bigotry Is Expensive

Aaron and Melissa Klein say they still plan to appeal.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Couple Who Sued Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Finally Marry

Shortly after the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the nation back in June, Kim Davis cited “God’s authority” and stopped issuing marriage licenses at her small town’s…

Katrin Higher |

Kim Davis Thinks Her Discrimination Is A Special Discrimination

Kim Davis believes that only people who want to discriminate like she discriminates should be allowed to discriminate.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Ellen Pao Speaks Out About Dropping Her Discrimination Lawsuit

Ellen Pao, former partner at investment firm Kleiner Perkins and former interim CEO at Reddit, has written about her decision to drop her appeal in her discrimination case against Kleiner

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Chris Christie: Businesses Shouldn’t Hide Behind “Religious Liberty” To Discriminate

GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie broke ranks with other Republicans yesterday at the Iowa State Fair on the issue of religious liberty. While speaking at the Des Moines Register’s Presidential

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

The Soapbox: Did Fatphobia Enable Jared Fogle’s Predatory Behavior?

Our culture equates weight loss with morality.

Audra Williams |

Salma Hayek Talks Her New Film “The Prophet,” Studio Discrimination

In a recent interview, Salma Hayek sat down and laid out her thoughts on her new animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s ‘The Prophet” , which opens today. As expressed in the…

Bronwyn Isaac |

The Soapbox: Protecting Affirmative Action Is A Feminist Issue

Abigail Fisher’s lawsuit against the University of Texas at Austin is an example of how white women are used as pawns in a war against people of color where both demographics lose…

Tiffanie Drayton |

Congress Votes To Allow DC Employers To Fire Women For Using IVF, Getting Pregnant

Hey! Guess what, residents of D.C.! Congress did something pretty exciting for you. You may soon be able to fire a woman for having in vitro fertilization, just like you always…

Robyn Pennacchia |
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