A 26-year veteran of the D.C. Department of Corrections is filing a lawsuit against the city and a number of government officials over anti-gay discrimination in the workplace.
The state Board of Pardons' unanimous decision to clear theHomer Plessy’s record of a conviction now goes to Gov. John Bel Edwards, who has final say over the pardon.
The summit is held every year and began after the 2018 Tree of Life massacre in Pittsburgh which resulted in one of the largest losses of life in an anti-Semitic attack in the U.S.
Netflix's co-CEO defended the company's collaboration with comedian Dave Chappelle.
DC Comics announced on National Coming Out Day that its new Superman will be revealed as bisexual in an upcoming issue.
The president released a statement to formally recognize National Coming Out Day, which began in 1988 to remember the anniversary of the second major National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
Hate crimes have risen to a 12-year high, with an increase in offenses against Black people and those of Asian and Pacific Islander descent, FBI data shows.
Voting rights advocates across the United States will march Saturday demanding the passage of the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which coincides with the anniversary of Dr. King's famous 'I Have A Dream' speech.
The 58th anniversary of the March on Washington will take place in D.C. this weekend with the March On For Voting Rights.
Hundreds of people descended on the nation's capital Saturday for the March On For Voting Rights event to both advocate for an end to voter suppression and celebrate the 58th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.
President Joe Biden said he’s "proud” of athletes Carl Nassib and Kumi Yokoyama, who both recently announced that they’re part of the LGBTQ community.
A Virginia school board held a naming ceremony where they removed the name of a Confederate soldier from a middle school and replaced it with Katherine Johnson — the NASA legend.
Breonna Taylor would have turned 28 on June 5. A Louisville councilwoman and a nonprofit revealed a mural in her honor Friday, and several other events are planned around the city.
During the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, President Joe Biden announced he has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead efforts in stricter voter protection as well as pushing for police reform.
This May 31 and June 1 will mark 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre. A White mob stormed a Black neighborhood in Tulsa’s Greenwood District – leaving an estimated 300 people dead. Scholars have called it "the single worst incident of racial violence in American history."
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will not sanction athletes for raising their fists or kneeling during the national anthem at Olympic trials, previewing a contentious policy it expects to stick to when many of those same athletes head to Tokyo this summer.
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health. She is the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation.
"The Capables" is a series of children's books in which all the superheroes are kids with disabilities, and their disabilities are actually what connects them to their superpowers.
The plan covers public access and employee bathrooms of all genders at county facilities, "just as there are free paper towels and toilet paper," the office of Supervisor Cindy Chavez said.
The killings in Atlanta follow a wave of recent attacks against Asian Americans since the coronavirus first entered the United States, with the majority of reports coming from women.