Attorney General Eric Holder announced last week that it is the position of the U.S. Department of Justice that discrimination against transgender people is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, representing a reversal of the department’s prior position.
The unanimous opinion held that the 2011 law infringes on providers’ free speech rights.
A federal lawsuit claims the Ferguson-Florissant School Board election process blocks Black voters out of the political process.
The Supreme Court gave equality advocates two rare victories in abortion and immigration battles in Arizona.
Ingrained in Bob Jones University’s very DNA is a belief in shame as an essentially positive thing, which manifests in its reportedly condemnatory attitude toward survivors of sexual abuse and violence.
While physically taking X-Acto knives to textbooks is extreme and rare, the struggle to mandate what these texts do and do not teach children is not rare in the slightest—and it can manifest in ways that are far more insidious than ripping pages out of a book.
Contrary to a narrative that young people are apathetic or lazy or too busy texting to care about human rights, in fact young people are at the helm of the movement for justice for all people. I, for one, can’t wait to see what they pull off in 2015.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday that the president’s executive actions on deferred deportations was unconstitutional, but did not strike the orders from taking effect.
The decision from a National Labor Relations Board ordered the retail giant to stop retaliating against workers who want to join a union.
From a 21-year-old who first saw the need for sex ed when he was the only out gay man at his Catholic school in Louisiana, to the 27-year-old web editor of one of the most popular love and relationship sites in India, these young activists are leading local sexual and reproductive health and rights movements around the world.