A jury awarded a Missouri police officer $19 million after he said he was told to "tone down his gayness" if he ever expected a promotion.
A lawsuit alleging discrimination against a North Carolina school system has been partially dismissed by a judge.
A Florida Christian school fired a teacher for being gay and the Trump administration's interpretation of the Civil Rights Act may back their decision.
"For those who are hurt by this photo, know that we empathize and we stand with you," said California Polytechnic State University President Jeffrey Armstrong.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently settled a case with Arizona Discount Movers over targeted racial harassment aimed at an African American employee.
The Justice Department settled with a school district in Woodburn, Oregon after a teaching applicant was denied a job because of his citizenship status.
Keith Ellison joined Alexanddria Ocasio-Cortez in ridiculing a "pink tax" on tampons and other feminine hygiene products; meanwhile, Ohio unanimously passed a repeal of state sales tax on feminine products.
A 2018 government report confirmed that a slew of products and services targeting women cost more than those for men. It is time for lawmakers to change that.
The Supreme Court kicked off arguments in a number of discrimination cases that could reshape the legal landscape for LGBTQ workers across the country.
Versailles, Kentucky became the 14th city in the state to pass a "fairness ordinance," limiting discrimination against the LGBTQ community.
Zacharion Townsend has trouble when it comes to fine motor skills, explained his father. It was those struggles that caused his second grade teacher to lash out against the student, he claimed.
The FAIR Act would put an end to an insidious clause in many employment contracts that steals American workers' legal rights. It's called forced arbitration.
Cathedral Preparatory School and Villa Maria Academy is investigating the "offensive, inappropriate and unacceptable" posts, which were made over a period of several days.
"Duka and Koski's beliefs about same-sex marriage may seem old-fashioned, or even offensive to some. But the guarantees of free speech and freedom of religion are not only for those who are deemed sufficiently enlightened, advanced, or progressive."
The announcement of a religious-freedom bill comes three months after rugby player Israel Folau was fired for claiming "Hell awaits" gay people.
By focusing on politics and war, rather than culture, education and religion, newspapers "may make it harder for readers to see Muslims as part of mainstream American society," say researchers at Middlebury College.
More states must stand with New York, Connecticut and Vermont by challenging this discrimination against legal immigrants.
If Housing Secretary Ben Carson has his way, it will be virtually impossible to fight the unjustified policies that disproportionately bar people of color from obtaining housing.
An elementary school principal in Ann Arbor, Michigan is suing her district to get reinstated in the school she argues she was forced out of because she's white.
"I have always treated everyone, gay or straight, with respect and dignity," testified Republican ex-gov Terry Branstad, now U.S. Ambassador to China.
The incident took place at Plush Daiquiri Bar and Grill restaurant last Saturday. The restaurant owners stressed the comments do not reflect the business, saying: "It wasn't…anything personal."
Pauline Hoffman alleges St. Bonventure University passed her over for promotion and pressured her to resign as dean because of her religion.
"As a parent, I find it unconscionable that information about my child could be denied or withheld because of the language I speak," said Amy Leipziger, a senior staff attorney at Legal Services NYC.
"We have nothing against ladies," Gyro King manager Amir Ahmad told local media at the time. "We're not sexist or anything like that."
"This new policy could threaten anyone seeking medical care in this country, but will fall particularly hard on women and LGBTQ patients," said Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights.
Agents from an organization directly under the control of Ali Khamenei also changed the locks and threatened the church's warden.
"The nation's patchwork of protections for the LGBTQ community falls well short of ensuring life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," Republican Rep. Will Hurd said after voting for the bill.
"In the '60s and '70s, only men were hired as writers," says Lucy Howard, then a researcher. "It was the system, and we accepted it—until we didn't."
HUD is suing Facebook on charges of housing discrimination, but only after the company refused to grant the government access to personalized user data, a company spokesperson told Newsweek.