discrimination

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 | April 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm

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 | March 31, 2016 - 1:15 pm

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

….is this person familiar with Hamilton?

Megan Reynolds | March 30, 2016 - 11:30 am

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 | March 29, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Pretty Girls Get Better Grades Because They’re Pretty

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

Lauren Duca | January 14, 2016 - 2:15 pm

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 | December 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

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 | October 25, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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 | September 25, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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 | September 10, 2015 - 6:30 pm

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 | August 27, 2015 - 9:30 am

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

Our culture equates weight loss with morality.

Audra Williams | August 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

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 | August 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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 | July 7, 2015 - 3:20 pm

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 | April 23, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Georgia Florist Won’t Do Gay Weddings, Totes Cool With Adulterers Though

CNN’s Gary Tuchman took a trip to Georgia to interview some florists about how they feel about providing flowers to same-sex weddings, and whether or not they would support something…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 3, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Ted Cruz: Not Letting Christians Discriminate Against Gays Is Like Force-Feeding Pork To Rabbis

Oh good! Ted Cruz is here to weigh in on the recent “controversy” over whether or not Christians should be allowed to discriminate against gay people. I put “controversy” in…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 2, 2015 - 6:20 pm

Thousands Gather To Protest Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Yesterday, thousands gathered outside of the Indiana state house to protest the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that has rocked the state and the country. This “religious freedom” law could (and…

Katrin Higher | March 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To LGBT Citizens

This morning, in a secret ceremony which the press was not allowed to attend, Governor Mike Pence signed a controversial bill that would allow business owners to refuse service to…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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