Widespread discrimination against LGBTQIA+ people in Indian hospitals

Discrimination against LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and other) people is rampant in health care services in India, a new study has found. Stigma and discrimination against people of different sexual orientations and gender expressions acts as a barrier to accessing healthcare and violates human rights. the Qualitative study by Lakshya Arora, … Read more

Nikita Dragun’s Previously Celebrated Arrest Turns Sour On Discrimination With Prison Placement

Amy Sussman/Getty Images controversial youtuber nikita dragon is having a rough week. The 26-year-old makeup guru is a near constant source of controversy, particularly after a very ill-advised party thrown amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the years since, Dragun has become a household name, but not always in a good way. Her recent arrest had … Read more

Opinion: Anti-LGBTQ backlash could have deadly consequences

Publisher’s note: allison hope is a writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Slate, and elsewhere. The opinions expressed here are those of the author. read more opinion on CNN. CNN — It is every parent’s worst nightmare to see their child’s safety or well-being threatened. That’s what … Read more

The Unintended Disadvantage of Title IX for Women

The majority of women’s college sports coaches are men. North Carolina State head coach Wes Moore is one … [+] example. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown) ASSOCIATED PRESS Title IX celebrated its 50the anniversary today. Although Title IX protects against sexual harassment and discrimination in schools and colleges, the law is perhaps most famous for forcing colleges … Read more

ND housing protections to prevent gender discrimination take shape / Public News Service

As winter approaches and renters seek home repairs or apply for new housing, North Dakota outreach groups are reminding people of expanded protections to address LGBTQ rights. In 2020, a US Supreme Court decision asserted that the prohibition of sex discrimination under the Civil Rights Act extends to sexual orientation and gender identity. North Dakota … Read more

Platkin: Civil Rights Division launches new enforcement initiative to hold municipalities accountable for LGBTQIA+ discrimination in marriage licensing

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division for Civil Rights (DCR) today announced the launch of a new marriage equality enforcement initiative to ensure New Jersey city governments do not discriminate or exclude LGBTQIA+ individuals seeking marriage licenses. As part of the Marriage Equality enforcement initiative, DCR is issuing Notices of Rape to five … Read more

Pamplin Media Group – LGBTQIA+ Activists Protest Title IX Religious Exemptions, Argue Discrimination

GFU Students and Alumni Join National Christian College Strike at School Clock Tower On October 11, a small group of George Fox University students and alumni, dressed in rainbow-colored clothing and brandishing LGBTQIA+ banners and banners, gathered in front of the university’s clock tower to demand an end to religious exemptions from Title IX. The … Read more

Pamplin Media Group – LGBTQIA+ Activists Protest Title IX Religious Exemptions, Argue Discrimination

GFU Students and Alumni Join National Christian College Strike at School Clock Tower On October 11, a small group of George Fox University students and alumni, dressed in rainbow-colored clothing and brandishing LGBTQIA+ banners and banners, gathered in front of the university’s clock tower to demand an end to religious exemptions from Title IX. The … Read more

Platkin: Civil Rights Division launches new enforcement initiative to hold municipalities accountable for LGBTQIA+ discrimination in marriage licensing

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division for Civil Rights (DCR) today announced the launch of a new marriage equality enforcement initiative to ensure New Jersey city governments do not discriminate or exclude LGBTQIA+ individuals seeking marriage licenses. As part of the Marriage Equality enforcement initiative, DCR is issuing Notices of Rape to five … Read more

LGBTQIA+ discrimination at work and the importance of knowing your rights – Hartford Courant

Workplace discrimination is a pervasive problem that needs to be addressed so that everyone feels welcome, confident and capable, no matter where they work and who they work for. People in the LGBTQIA+ community, in particular, experience workplace discrimination at an alarming rate. The occurrences are all too common, affecting about 1 in 10 people … Read more

Muslim women wearing hijab face discrimination in hiring practices

Muslim women around the world find themselves in the midst of heated political and social debates due to their choice to wear the Muslim headscarf. Their hijab it is a barrier to their participation in Western society, not because of any barrier that head coverings present, but because of the discrimination and prejudice that surrounds … Read more

Research finds marked discrimination between Hindu and Muslim women in job search

Dr. Lubna Aamir graduated from medical college in 2016. Since then, she has been trying to find a job as a dentist in Mumbai. In addition to contacting people online, she would go and physically deliver her resume to clinics. “I only received a few callbacks. Even among them, I was not selected for the … Read more

Hijab-Wearing Costco Employee Files Complaint Alleging Harassment, Discrimination

When Pakistan was founded in August 1947, its founding fathers had a vision of a free country, with full religious freedoms and equality. In its maiden speech To the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan, which was formed to write its constitution, the founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, famously declared: “You are free; you are free to … Read more

Tamil Nadu government publishes a glossary of terms to address the LGBTQIA+ community

For the first time, the Tamil Nadu government has published a glossary of terms on how to properly address and describe members of the LGBTQIA+ community in the media, PTI reported Tuesday. The Madras High Court had ordered the government to come up with a list of terms to address the community in a dignified … Read more

How women of color can redefine power in business

Women of Color (WOC) are one of the fastest growing demographics in corporate America. Yet despite their growing presence, many still struggle to thrive in the workplace. As the first Indian-American woman to become a partner at global services firm Deloitte, Deepa Purushothaman knows how challenging it can be for “the first, the few, and … Read more

Opinion: Yes, women of color are underfunded. Yes, it is bad for the economy. Now is the time to do something about it.

There is a huge hole in venture capital and other funding sources for women of color owned businesses in the US. Numerous articles outline why excluding and withholding funding from an entire segment/race/gender of company founders is not only morally wrong, but also unprofitable. Investing in women, especially women of color, as workers and innovators … Read more