Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers: Supreme Court

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.

Say Her Name: A movement to recognize women’s worth

The recognition that black women are not accounted for even in their deaths – even in the aftermath of unjust and illegal killings – is something the protest movements have adequately drawn our collective attention to.

Shirley Chisholm: The Original Boss Lady of American Politics

As we celebrate Black History Month, it only becomes imperative to locate the erasure of Shirley Chisholm’s contributions as a pattern – of how dominant party nominations have systematically fallen short of according the rightful spaces to women and people of color.

U.S. Women’s Soccer Players bring glory; receive less

Women soccer players earn a maximum of $99,000 in total during the course of a 20-games season – $4,950 per game, while the payout for the male players is an average of $263,320, or $13,166 per game.

WorldPride NYC 2019: The 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising

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.

Elizabeth Warren’s new proposals to ensure reproductive rights are radical, and necessary

Elizabeth Warren’s new proposals to ensure reproductive rights are timely, radical, and necessary.

Diversity in the Boardroom: Minorities and Women Grapple with Wage Gap

According to the latest data released by Catalyst on May 1 this year, whereas in the top S&P 500 companies, women comprise almost 44.7% of the workforce, only 5% of women hold any position equivalent to that of a CEO. Likewise, 89% of top earners in the corporations happen to be men.