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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Opens Up About #MeToo, Voting Rights, and Millennials

The Supreme Court justice talks about sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and the cases she’d like to see overturned.

Women poorer and hungrier than men across the world, U.N. report says

last weekNews : BlogPost

Women are poorer, more hungry and more discriminated against than men, according to a new report from the United Nations. The report, called “Turning Promises Into Action: Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” looks at how women around the world are faring in several key areas. It is pegged to the 2030 […]

The Education Department Officially Won't Deal With Transgender Students Experiencing Bathroom Discrimination

The Trump administration’s Education Department will no longer investigate complaints filed by transgender students who are kept from using the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity, a department official told BuzzFeed New...

The Education Department Officially Won't Deal With Transgender Students Experiencing Bathroom Discrimination

Transgender students who are not allowed to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity will not be receiving any help from federal officials.

Weinstein Company Sale Delayed by N.Y. Attorney General Lawsuit

Eric T. Schneiderman filed a suit alleging the studio and its founders violated state and city laws barring gender discrimination and sexual harassment.

Court rules for male student who blames gender discrimination in sexual assault case

last weekNews : USAToday: News

A court found that the student presented enough factual allegations to support a “reasonable inference” of discrimination.        

WHAT UBER CAN TEACH US ABOUT THE “GENDER GAP:” It’s not about discrimination. DUBNER: Okay, a th…

WHAT UBER CAN TEACH US ABOUT THE “GENDER GAP:” It’s not about discrimination. DUBNER: Okay, a third of the gap can be explained by returns to experience. You said about 20 percent of the gap can be explained by time and location of work. But that leaves almost half that can be explained by the […]

Without Discrimination, the Gender Pay Gap at Uber Is Only 7 Percent

A new paper with access to Uber’s massive database of driver records concludes that female drivers earn 7 percent less than male drivers. Why? Mostly because women drive more slowly than men. There are a couple of other factors as well that are tied to experience, and that’s interesting enough by itself. But the authors […]

Lawsuit: Alabama Discriminates Against Transgender People Who Want to Change Their Driver’s License

Alabama is one of at least a dozen states that prevents transgender people from obtaining a driver’s license that reflects their gender identity unless they first undergo surgery. The post Lawsuit: Alabama Discriminates Against Transgender People Who Want to Change Their Driver’s License appeared first on Rewire.

Walgreens changes restroom policy after customer says a Hollywood store discriminated against her

The Walgreens drugstore chain has adopted a companywide policy that allows people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity after a customer said she was discriminated against at a Hollywood store. Jessie Meehan, who is not transgender, said she asked to use the restroom at...

Upright Citizens Brigade sued by Aaron Glaser for gender discrimination

Aaron Glaser followed through on his plan to sue Upright Citizens Brigade after he was banned from his monthly show following multiple accusations of sexual assault, harassment, and rape. Continue reading…

Walgreens implements trans-inclusive bathroom policy across all 8,000 stores

Walgreens has instituted a new policy that protects its employees and customers from discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression/presentation. The chain-wide policy follows an incident last summer when a trans woman was denied access to the women’s room at a Los Angeles store. On her way to LA […]

Steve Aoki Says There's Rampant Discrimination Against Female DJs

Steve Aoki says there's gross gender inequality in the DJ'ing world... but he's not sure how to solve the problem. We got the cake-throwing disc jockey Monday in Bev Hills and asked if other women -- besides Paris Hilton -- were getting a…

VERDICT FIRST, TRIAL AFTERWARD (IF AT ALL):  Comic sues Upright Citizens Brigade for reverse gender

VERDICT FIRST, TRIAL AFTERWARD (IF AT ALL):  Comic sues Upright Citizens Brigade for reverse gender discrimination.

Comic Kicked Out of UCB for Alleged Sexual Assault Sues for Gender Discrimination

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The suit says that the directors “decided that he must be guilty because he looks like other people who have been guilty of crimes in the past.”

CBS And Lionsgate Cable Station Pop Sued For Gender And Age Discrimination

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The lawsuit is from a current vice-president at the basic cable station. The woman suing the station, Leslie Isaacs, "contends she was unfairly passed over for a promotion and a raise. The suit alleges that other female employees also faced repeated crude and demeaning comments from their superiors."

Pop sued for gender and age discrimination, fostering a culture of bullying

Pop, the basic cable network that is a joint venture between Lionsgate and CBS, is being sued for gender and age discrimination, as well as for failing to prevent a culture of bullying toward women and employees over the age of 40. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior...

North Korea accuses US of rights violations against its own people in 'white paper'

North Korea has accused the United States of a raft of human rights violations against its own citizens, including racial discrimination, erosion of the freedom of the press and gender inequality. The government's "white paper"Show More Summary

Open letter inspired by #TimesUp asks for white-rose show of support at Grammy Awards

As waves of gender discrimination and sexual assault allegations continue to envelop the entertainment industry, the music business, with a couple of high-profile exceptions, has remained relatively unscathed by the shift. Yet an open letter circulating among the music industry this week – just...

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