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History-Making Trans Athlete Blasts North Carolina's HB2 'Compromise'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.30.2017 | Queer Voices

You can count Team USA duathlete Chris Mosier among those who aren’t pleased by North Carolina’s bathroom bill “compromise.” The North Carolin...

Living With The Incivility Of Trolls Online And Surviving

Sue Scheff | Posted 03.31.2017 | Technology
Sue Scheff

Anyone is capable of troll behavior, according to recent research from Stanford University and Cornell University. Wake-up on the wrong of bed, having...

Russian Disinformation Works Because Donald Trump ‘Parrots The Same Lines,’ Cyber Expert Testifies

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.30.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump aided Moscow’s disinformation campaign during the 2016 U.S. election by spreading false information originatin...

Ex-'Daily Show' Star Thinks The Resistance Is Up To 'Who Can Fight The Hardest'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 03.30.2017 | Entertainment

Aasif Mandvi left his role as a correspondent on “The Daily Show” in 2015, but the comedian certainly hasn’t stopped raising his voice against o...

You Can Kiss Any Discrimination Cases Goodbye With A Gorsuch Supreme Court

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.30.2017 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The anti-labor, pro-business, blind eye toward discrimination rulings, dissents, opinions and writings of Trump’s SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch have b...

Death Threats And Anti-Muslim Graffiti Greet Refugee At His U.S. Home

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.30.2017 | Politics

A refugee from Iran returned to his Oregon home this week to find nearly every surface in his house spray-painted with horrifying death threats and an...

North Carolina Repeals HB2, But It Doesn't Seem To Be Much Of A Repeal At All

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.31.2017 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) on Thursday signed into law legislation to repeal a controversial law that bars people from using the restroom that...

The Anti-Trump Movement In North Carolina Has The Potential To Flip The South

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 03.30.2017 | Politics

DURHAM, N.C. ― North Carolina has been in an almost constant state of protest for the last year. It started in March 2016, when former Gov. Pat M...

Justice For All? Spanish Lessons On Corruption And ‘Draining The Swamp’

The Conversation Global | Posted 04.03.2017 | Politics
The Conversation Global

A civil guard informs people of an ongoing raid as part of a corruption probe in Torrejon de Ardoz near Madrid, Spain. Luis Gómez Romero, University ...

Beauty And The Beast Censorship Attempt Shows The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of LGBT Rights In Malaysia

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.29.2017 | Queer Voices
The Conversation Global

Joseph N. Goh, Monash University Malaysia Originally scheduled for release on March 16 in Malaysian cinemas, Walt Disney Studio’s live-action versio...

How Some Colleges Put LGBT Students At Greater Risk Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.11.2017 | Healthy Living

John Kelly was sexually assaulted as a college sophomore in 2012. Kelly ― who identifies with the pronouns “they,” “them” and “their,” a...

Two Black Women Just Sued Fox News For Racial Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.29.2017 | Black Voices

On Tuesday, Fox News was hit with a racial discrimination lawsuit from two black female employees who are accusing a white executive of racial harassm...

Jackie Evancho Wants Trump To Know 'Horrors' Trans Sister Experienced

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.29.2017 | Queer Voices

Two months after performing at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jackie Evancho wants to use her voice for a different cause. The classical cr...

Students Protest Sexist Flyers Depicting What ‘Good Girls’ Wear To Prom

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.29.2017 | Women

On Monday, posters featuring a new prom dress code appeared in the halls of Stanton College Prep, a public high school in Jacksonville, Florida. As w...

How Sweden's Feminist Foreign Minister Is Dealing With The Age Of Trump And Brexit

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 03.29.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström is used to her strong convictions making her job harder. After she announced that Sweden wou...

Virginia Family Comes Home To Find 'F**k Muslims' Graffiti Inside

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.29.2017 | Politics

A Muslim family in northern Virginia returned home this week to find “FUCK MUSLIMS” scrawled on the wall of one room and a copy of the Quran rippe...

What We Get Wrong When We Talk About Food Stamps And Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.28.2017 | Politics

Food banks across the country have been noticing a trend since President Donald Trump was inaugurated in January. In recent weeks, outlets including t...

Muslim Activist Reminds Men That The Quran Commands Them To Observe Hijab, Too

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.29.2017 | Women

There are many misconceptions about the hijab. The term commonly refers to a head covering some Muslim women choose to wear. But even that brief descr...

How These Students Called Out Their School's Racism And Caught Harvard's Attention

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 03.28.2017 | Black Voices

As high school seniors, Meggie Noel and Kylie Webster-Cazeau launched a campaign last January that placed the racism faced by black students at Boston...

Transgender Murders In El Salvador Leave Community In Fear

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.28.2017 | Queer Voices

SAN JUAN TALPA, El Salvador (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every time the neighborhood dogs bark at night, Teresa, a 44-year-old transgender woman in ...

How A Teen Girl's School Rape Case Became A Racist Witch Hunt

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.28.2017 | Politics

A 14-year-old Maryland girl reported this month she was raped in a high school bathroom by two older boys. The accused assailants, also students at Ro...

New Details Reveal Uber's Sexist Culture And How They 'Play With' Models

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.29.2017 | Business

Gabi Holzwarth was glad to be out of Uber’s orbit, which she described to The Huffington Post as a deeply misogynistic environment that was damaging...

High School Baseball Coach Accused Of Mocking Asian Student With ‘Ching Chong’ Slur

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.28.2017 | Sports

Members of San Francisco’s Asian-American community are outraged by reports that a local high school baseball coach mocked an Asian player during a ...

Numerous Anti-LGBT Adoption Laws Are Popping Up Across The Country

Eric Rosswood | Posted 03.28.2017 | Queer Voices
Eric Rosswood

Alabama, Georgia, South Dakota, and Tennessee have all introduced or passed bills this month to limit same-sex adoption. The various bills allow adopt...

Undocumented Student Who Posted Viral Tax Form Selfie Asks Trump For His Receipts

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.28.2017 | Latino Voices

Belén Sisa recently did what many Americans are doing this time of the year: she paid her taxes. But when she posted a selfie with her tax form, it w...