Discrimination is the practice of unfairly treating a person or a group of people differently from other people or groups of people. Social media has helped bring attention to the everyday discrimination found in schools and the workplace, in regards to a person’s race, religion, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, age, disability, criminal history, genetic information, etc.
This woman lost her job because of her period
As if an accidental leak wasn't embarrassing enough, one employer thought it was grounds for termination.
Gay couple in upscale D.C. restaurant allegedly shamed for sharing their dessert
All they wanted were 2 spoons.
Over 60 women are considering suing Google for workplace sexism
Salary discrimination is just the beginning.
Airbnb is deactivating accounts of white supremacists attending Virginia rally
Airbnb is onto you, alt-righters.
Google employee fired for divisive ‘anti-diversity’ memo about women in tech
The software engineer says he will take legal action against Google.
Justice Department calls reports that it’s investigating white discrimination ‘inaccurate’
A project spokesperson said it's looking into a complaint from Asian-Americans.
The Justice Department wants to investigate, sue universities over ‘white discrimination’
Affirmative action is the Trump administration's latest target.
Trump administration files brief saying Civil Rights Act doesn’t protect sexual orientation
Another setback for LGBTQ Americans.
Airbnb host to pay $5K fine for discriminating against Asian renter
The host also has to go back to school.
Tesla fires woman for making ‘false’ sexual harassment allegations
The former employee's attorney plans to file a formal retaliation complaint against the electric carmaker.
Far-right media personality files civil rights complaint about all-women ‘Wonder Woman’ screenings
He's also hella mad at Carson Daly.
Google says it’s too expensive to collect gender wage data for the Department of Labor
Google generated $20 billion of income in 2016.
North Carolina’s planned HB2 repeal still discriminates against LGBTQ community
The replacement still puts discrimination on the table.
Lingerie shop refuses to take down body-positive campaign after landlord complains
'It's real, and it's women and it's us.'
Waiter demands Latina customers prove residency status before taking their order
He's since been fired.
Trans woman’s videotaped murder in Brazil sparks international outcry
The images are show a harsh reality for the trans community.