US Supreme Court has ruled that federal sex discrimination protections extend to gay and transgender workers, making it clear that employees cannot be fired under federal law simply because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.
We were at the WorldPride NYC 2019 which commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising yesterday. Following are some photos we took at the event.
The Secret to Filing Administrative Complaints with the EEOC or the SDHR: Don’t Do It! Q: Should I file a complaint with the State Division of Human Rights or the EEOC? A: Good question, and I’m glad you asked before you filed, because the answer is, don’t file at either agency, unless you’ve already retained […]
This year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival features movies highlighting women’s rights issues from around the globe. From Hooligan Sparrow (Dir: Nanfu Wang) with activist Ye Haiyan as the protagonist, to Jackson (Dir: Maisie Crow) detailing the crisis of abortion access in Mississippi, to Starless Dreams (Dir: Kristi Jacobson) that portrays young adult women in a […]
Are cases involving gay people and women on different trajectories? Are male judges more likely to be sympathetic towards gay rights than towards women’s rights? New York Times touches upon this sensitive social justice aspect today through an article by Adam Liptak. “Gay men and lesbians still have a long way to go before they […]