Civil Rights Act
- Wednesday, December 30, 2015New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration will use a 2002 civil rights law to accommodate transgender people in several areas.
- Thursday, July 10, 2014MACON, Ga. — The former band director and music instructor at a Macon, Ga., Catholic school has filed a lawsuit against the school, claiming gender discrimination after he was fired over his plans to marry another…
- Wednesday, April 9, 2014AUSTIN, Texas -- NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell says the fight for equality for gay athletes reminds him of the civil rights movement of African-Americans in the 1960s.
- Tuesday, April 8, 2014AUSTIN, Texas -- Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
- Friday, September 16, 2011Bullying of LGBT youth is making up a growing number of discrimination complaints received by the Obama administration, according to Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.