Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that has marriage equality for same-sex couples, but lacks basic LGBT nondiscrimination protections in housing, employment, and public accommodations. And advocates say that likely won’t change any time soon.
And he made a documentary all about it.
“I found it easier to say I had a migraine than that I couldn’t stop crying.”
The suit, originally filed in 2010, alleges systematic mistreatment and that women were underpaid and promoted less frequently. Several female former Goldman Sachs employees made similar claims.
“Lift the skirt” day was a pro-equality demonstration in Nantes, France, during which students of all genders were encouraged to wear skirts to school.
The cancellation comes only a month after House of Representatives cut $17,142 from USC Upstate’s budget for assigning freshmen to read a book of essays on coming out in the South.
Looks like #TheNewSegregation is off to a stellar start.
After hours of heated debate, lawmakers easily passed the measure, which opponents say creates a “license to discriminate.”
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee has denounced the mascot as “orientalist stereotyping” and asked the school to change it, the Desert Sun reports.
It wants a court to require Texas to get federal permission for any changes to voting over the next decade because of concerns over discrimination.
Accepting gay Boy Scouts, but only until they turn 18, isn’t acceptance at all.
And 29% have been pushed or shoved by other students because of their orientation, according to a new report.
From reporting on campaign finance to doing biology, women in a variety of fields have been passed over, underestimated, or even fired for being too attractive.
Sisley Cosmetics has faced three discrimination lawsuits in three years — the most recent by a woman who says she was fired for being a mom.
Researchers have found that when pregnant black and Latina women experience discrimination, their babies are more likely to have low birth weight. Which means that the ill effects of racism might start even before birth.
Fred Karger says they’re ignoring his request for a booth. Another gay fight at CPAC!
From the Mexican Ambassador to the United States, Arturo Sarukhan. Maybe South Park and The Simpsons can provide some moral support. Family Guy, just sit this one out.
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The Constance McMillen saga continues. First, her school refused to let her bring a female date to her prom. Then they canceled prom entirely. And now it’s coming out that she may have been sent to a “fake prom” while the rest of her class partied at a secret location. The ACLU is on the case. Nice one, Itawamba County School District. (Via.)
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Ariel Wade claimed she was discriminated against when White Castle refused to serve her after she pulled up to their drive thru window in a mobile scooter. And when it comes to late-night sliders, there’s no stopping Ariel Wade, who is now “madder than fish grease,” a phrase I now want permanently tattooed on my neck. (Also, that’s…a dude right?) (via dListed)
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Watch out PSA. [Editor’s Note: This ’60s PSA from a California police department is slow developing, but well worth watching. I had no idea that gay people were so damn sinister back in the day!]
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Teresa says that she was harassed by other players and later suspended from XBOX Live because she identified herself as a lesbian in her profile.