There were huge ways that LGBT people made gains this year. Alex Temblador counts them out. — January 4, 2015 Austria allows same-sex couples to adopt. January 20, 2015 President Obama uses the word “transgender” in a State of the Union address, the first for any U.S. president. January 21, 2015 Israel now allows transgender […]
Democracy only works when most people vote and participate. Voting should be encouraged, facilitated, easy, and free from coercion and fraud.
Dr. Warren Blumenfeld discusses how minority groups in the US live with the constant fear of random and unprovoked violence directed against them simply on account of their social identities.
Nick Ng on why he doesn’t want to be labeled as an “Asian American.”
Group Memorializes Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Ad Blaming Minority Unemployment on Immigration Reform
One immigration restrictionist group wants unemployed Americans to remember that undocumented immigrants are responsible for high unemployment rates among minorities.
Tim Brown looks at Fruitvale Station through the lens of “That could’ve been me.”
Some Republicans are arguing they can win by writing off minority voters. But this would be bad for the GOP and terrible for the country.
Yesterday, America went back in time. What does the Supreme Court decision and the Wendy Davis filibuster mean for the “future”?
The Supreme Court has ruled against an Arizona law that requires voters to provide proof of citizenship in addition to a driver’s license before they can register to vote.