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When Faced With 'All Lives Matter'

Keith Powell | Posted 11.12.2016 | Black Voices
Keith Powell

I don't see police officers as the enemy. And let me also be clear: I am not a victim. I don't feel that the world owes me anything, and I know that I need to work hard and play nice in order to have a happy life. But why do I still get harassed by some police officers for no justifiable reason?

Morocco: Stop Persecuting Individuals based on Claims of Homosexuality

Hossein Alizadeh | Posted 06.20.2016 | World
Hossein Alizadeh

While in the West we celebrate Pride this month, not so throughout the globe. Case in point is Morocco, a North African country where a series of events over the past few weeks has sent shockwaves through the Moroccan LGBT community.

Chile Steps Forward on LGBTI Rights

María Mercedes Gómez | Posted 04.21.2015 | Latino Voices
María Mercedes Gómez

One year ago, I wrote about the Chilean Senate approval of a measure that supported the "Idea of a Life Partnership Agreement." That vote marked a major advance in a legislative process that I am now elated to say was approved on Wednesday by the Chilean Congress.

A World Without Tolerance

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Miri Ben-Ari

As the world continues to move forward, discrimination and racism unfortunately have not disappeared from the face of the earth; on the contrary, they exist and even rule some parts of our world.

Ladies, 10 Tips for Discrimination at Work

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Miri Ben-Ari

Here is a list of 10 tips that I found to be effective and I hope that could be useful if you ever find yourself in a situation like that, you should always refer to an attorney for legal advice.

Sound the Alarm -- It's Been a 50-Year Dream

Bertha Lewis | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Today, we celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke the words, "I Have a Dream," that embodied not just the hope of a race, but of a nation.

Anti-Gay Discrimination: Bad For The Economy?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Anti-gay discrimination is having a negative impact on Michigan's economy, a new report has found. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights' yearlo...

Show Offers Carmen Carerra Cake as Apology for Transphobic Prank

Emerson Whitney | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Emerson Whitney

Performer and trans activist Carmen Carrera is calling for TLC show Cake Boss to re-edit an episode in which she recently appeared as a guest star and unwittingly becomes the butt of a blatantly transphobic prank.

In Repealing DOMA, Progress Is a Great Victory

Sen. Chris Coons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sen. Chris Coons

As the Senate Judiciary Committee takes up the Respect for Marriage Act today, we mark a major milestone on the path to equality for all American families.

Has France Breached European Union Laws By Its Forced Repatriation of Roma ?

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

This summer, as the 'Ground Zero mosque' and 'burn-a-Koran' controversies raged on American news and talk shows, Europe had to deal with its own xenop...