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Equality

Watch This EXCLUSIVE "Loving" Featurette Highlighting the Supreme Court Case That Paved the Way for Marriage Equality

Fifty-eight years ago, Mildred and Richard Loving married in Washington, D.C., in a ceremony that, in 1958, was illegal because of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924. The act prohibited inter-racial couples from marrying in fear of mixed offspring diluting Virginia's "whiteness." Read More »

How Far We've Come: Voting Over Time

From the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 to the passage of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2002, the United States of America has clearly progressed. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Double Standards, Women's Goals, and More in Marie Claire Interview

Nicki Minaj is "the kind of figure to whom, when she speaks, the world tends to lean in and listen," Janet Mock wrote Read More »

New Law Requires Men's Public Bathrooms to Have Baby Changing Stations

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed the "Babies Act," which requires all public restrooms to be equipped with baby changing stations. Read More »

LGBTQ Activist Edie Windsor Has Officially Remarried at 87

Edith "Edie" Windsor and Thea Spyer had been together for 44 years before finally marrying one another in Canada in 2007. Read More »

GrubHub's Diverse Executive Team Gives Us a Taste of Gender Equality

If you were not already obsessed, GrubHub may actually become your favorite food ordering service out there for more reasons than one. Read More »

Samantha Bee Naturally, Yet Unintentionally Stands Out From Competition In "Full Frontal"

If you've seen Samantha Bee's show, "Full Frontal," you know just how spunky her presence and personality are, making her unlike many of her male competitors. Read More »

This Ruling Brings the US One Step Closer to Complete LGBTQ Equality

After a very controversial House Bill 2 (HB2) was signed in North Carolina in March 2016, and subsequent boycotts ensued, a Read More »

Tags: LGBTQ, pride, Equality

These Are the Best and Worst States for Women's Equality

We (unfortunately) don't have to look hard to find evidence of women's inequality in the U.S. Scan the World Economic Forum's ranking of the most gender-equal countries and you’ll see the U.S. Read More »

Tags: Equality

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