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.
School fires volunteer after learning he writes an erotica blog
John was asked to tender his resignation after he was outed as the author of the blog Bawdy Bloke.
Aisha Tyler has some choice words for girl-hating gamers
The actress calls out E3 attendees in particular.
Passengers cheer as trans women are attacked on public transit in Atlanta
Janell Crosby and Tyra Woods were attacked on an Atlanta MARTA train. No one did anything to stop it.
Apple employee files complaint after emailing Tim Cook over racism concerns
An Apple employee says he was barred from promotion after being told 'black employees don’t reach management in this market.'
WePay withholds funds from ailing sex worker Eden Alexander
Thankfully, Twitter came in to save the day.
How Houston’s non-discrimination effort fails transgender people
Houston mayor Annise Parker took to Twitter to defend the bill, but there is no argument for throwing trans rights under the bus.
This Maryland police department plans to live-tweet a prostitution sting
The Prince George's Police Department is live-tweeting arrests, as well as photos of suspects and their clients.
Amazon is deleting sex workers’ wish lists without warning
Most people in the adult entertainment industry have wish lists for their fans. But some say Amazon has a problem with that.
At Eye Level helps short men fight ‘heightism’
At Eye Level wants to give short guys a leg up on height discrimination.
Is Chase Bank discriminating against sex workers?
The bank recently terminated the accounts of adult industry members, without reason or prior warning.
Match.com rethinks policy of making bisexual users pay for two accounts
A double standard for those doing double duty won't last.
Scandinavian businessmen say ‘no thanks’ to panels without women
In Sweden and Norway, a movement to boycott biased conferences is flourishing.
Following Twitter backlash, U.K. McDonald’s forced to rethink youth ban
You may now resume sticking french fries up your nose.
Hey ISPs, what’s wrong with speed?
The move ISPs are making away from speed pricing towards data caps is bad news. Want to go back to the days of measuring your Internet use? We didn't think so.