A federal appeals court has struck down North Carolina's new voter ID laws, passed in the wake of the Supreme Court's gutting of the Voting Rights Act, saying that the laws "target[ed] African Americans with ...
The massive rise in discrimination lawsuits involving family responsibilities like child care, elder care, and maternity and paternity leave has been called "the biggest challenge employers never (saw) coming." More fathers than mothers now report ...
Among the most pressing questions is whether Title IX applies to transgender students.
Voters in Houston, the fourth most populous U.S. city, rejected a measure that have would banned discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation, protections not guaranteed under Texas law.
When Republican Ben Carson declared Muslims unfit to be president, he crossed a line that historians say no major White House hopeful has breached since the 1940s -- openly expressing prejudice.
Congressional Democrats plan to put forward legislation that would outlaw LGBT discrimination not only in employment but also in education, credit, federal programs, housing, and jury service.
"Much progress remains to be made in our nation's continuing struggle against racial isolation," said Justice Anthony Kennedy, in the Court's majority opinion.
"Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored company charged with encouraging home ownership, disputed the allegations."
The safety net has become a sieve, Caroline Fredrickson writes, in her new book 'Under The Bus,' about how workers' rights continue to elude working women.