The High Court of Delhi found that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalized consensual sexual acts of adults in private, violated the Indian Constitution. This ruling decriminalizes homosexuality in India and is being hailed by advocates in India and worldwide as the first step toward equality for gay, lesbian, and transgender persons in that country.
An inclusive ENDA banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in workplaces has been re-introduced in Congress.
A special committee of the Kalamazoo City Commission is expected to move a controversial anti-discrimination ordinance back to the full commission for final reconsideration.
In AT&T vs. Hulteen, the Supreme Court reverted to reasoning from an earlier ruling that discrimination against pregnant women doesn’t count as discrimination against women.
Colombian LGBT organizations recognized some legal advancement regarding equal rights, but noted that the progress was due to legal demands made by individuals, not a consequence of a public policy or a legislative action.
Women may pay up to 140% more for individual health insurance than men do, and NBC Nightly News has picked up the story.
In a cultural climate with too many examples of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV, a proposed plan in Jamaica to protect the right of HIV-positive workers could symbolize a major step in the way the country treats this key issue.
How is it that our neighbor to the north manages to enact the liberal legislation the U.S. can’t seem to pass?