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The Sexist Job Ads That Specify Height, Weight, and Age

Women in China are frequently discouraged from applying for positions—or told they have to meet exacting physical requirements to even be considered.
Sirin Kale
4.23.18
healthcare
healthcare

Doctors Who Oppose Abortion and LGBT Rights Get New Government Protections

This morning, the Trump administration announced a new "civil rights" division tasked with protecting doctors who have religious objections to helping certain patients.
Kimberley Lawson
1.18.18
LGBT
LGBT

Kim Davis May Lose to The Gay Man She Denied a Marriage License

We spoke to David Ermold about why he's coming for Davis's job: “This time, it's not Kim Davis who's going to be deciding on equality—it's going to be the people of Rowan County."
Leila Ettachfini
12.12.17
LGBT
LGBT

The US Military Doesn't Need a Ban to Kick Out Trans Soldiers

Rachel Waverly, a former soldier who believes her discharge from the military was based on issues surrounding her gender identity, shares her story.
Broadly Staff
11.28.17
Work
Work

Former Lush Employee Sues the Beauty Company for Racial Discrimination

Mercedez Gonzalez was employed by the beauty chain as a spa therapist—but she's now suing the company for discrimination, claiming white colleagues were given extra support and training, while she was fired.
Sirin Kale
9.27.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

The Unique Discrimination that Bi People Face

In honor of Bisexual Awareness Week, we talked to the researcher behind a study on the stereotypes and stigma faced by bisexual individuals today.
Kimberly Lawson
9.22.17
politics
politics

Trump Nominee Called Trans Kids Part of 'Satan's Plan'

Jeff Mateer, an extremist lawyer who currently works for the Texas Attorney General's office, has also advocated for conversion therapy and has said that same-sex marriage will lead to bestiality.
Gabby Bess
9.21.17
sex work
sex work

Reno Strip Clubs Are Fighting Against 'Sexist' Rules for Female Strippers

According to a new lawsuit, a city ordinance requires female dancers to register with the government and add their name to a public database, but the same rule doesn't apply to male performers.
Gabby Bess
9.20.17
adoption
adoption

ACLU Sues Michigan For Allowing Anti-LGBT Adoption Discrimination

Even though Michigan has 13,000 children in need of foster homes, adoption agencies are allowed to turn away LBGT families for religious reasons.
Diana Tourjée
9.20.17
politics
politics

'I Just Wanted to Do My Job': Trans Military Members React to Impending Ban

According to reports, Trump will soon be issuing a memo to the Pentagon that bans transgender people from enlisting and leaves current troops in limbo.
Gabby Bess
Lindsay Schrupp
8.24.17
discrimination
discrimination

Amazon Allowed Horrific Abuse Against Trans Woman, Lawsuit Alleges

"My husband Dane and I were devoted to our jobs. In return, we were treated atrociously by our co-workers and our bosses, simply because I am a woman."
Gabby Bess
8.10.17
discrimination
discrimination

Yes, You Can Be Fired for Circulating Bigoted Ideas at Work

Following reports that Google fired the author of an anti-diversity memo circulating at the company, alt-right activists went berserk, claiming the company had violated the First Amendment. Unsurprisingly, they're wrong.
Kimberly Lawson
8.8.17