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April, 2016

March, 2016

  • 31 March

    Will Business Boycotts Kill N.C.’s Most Discriminatory Anti-LGBT Law?

    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

    WRAL reports that North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory met with the LGBT-activist organization Human Rights Campaign’s president Thursday, along with the executive director of Equality N.C. and a transgender advocate.  The civil liberties groups called for the repeal of HB 2, the widely controversial bill signed by the governor last …

  • 16 March

    #OscarsSlightlyLessWhite: Academy Votes To Add New Members On Its Board

    Photo Credit: Think Progress

    Following an awards ceremony where zero actors of color had been recognized for the second year in a row, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced Wednesday that three new governors would be joining the Academy’s Board: Reginald Hudlin (Directors Branch) Gregory Nava (Writers Branch) …

January, 2016

  • 29 January

    Obama Demands Pay Data To Monitor Gender and Ethnic Wage Gaps

    (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

    Now companies with 100 employees or more must disclose their pay data along with the gender, race and ethnicity of their employees, President Barack Obama ordered today.  According to the president, black and Latina women are suffering the most from unequal pay practices.  Disclosure of wages will make it easier …