That’s the question before the Roberts Court in a case that pits the religious rights of employees against the duty of an employer to accommodate them.
Our right-wing state lawmakers are so proudly hateful that they actually celebrated banning marriage equality by cutting a cake. They’ve also already filed a slate of oppressive and unnecessary legislation this session.
Supporters of the “men’s rights” movement claim to want to defend the interests of men in a supposedly female-dominated society. But if you give them a chance to share their views in a mainstream setting, their underlying misogyny becomes immediately apparent.
Dozens of college students and reproductive justice activists met with lawmakers in Austin Thursday morning, asking them to support comprehensive sex ed, increase access to legal abortion care, and give doctors more leeway to make medically sound decisions about their patients.
A new discrimination charge filed with the EEOC claims the retailer has a pattern and practice of discriminating against pregnant employees.
Black women do not expect much from those whose inhumane social, political, and economic interests challenge our human rights, but we do expect respect, support, and trust from our progressive allies, who supposedly are on our side.
The Department of Labor announced a rule change that will expand FMLA protections for thousands of legally married same-sex couples.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) defeated incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn (D) after campaigning on a platform of ultra-conservative policies, including curtailing labor unions and workers’ rights. Rauner, since being sworn into office, has delivered on those campaign promises.
Though many remember New York’s Percy Sutton as an investor, lawyer, and power broker, he also introduced the state’s first bill that would have relaxed abortion restrictions—opening the door for the liberalization of New York’s abortion laws before Roe v. Wade.
Social conservatives have been getting more obvious about bullying women into accepting their self-sacrificing, self-effacing model of womanhood. They’re having to get louder because fewer women are listening.