(NEW YORK) -- LGBTQ advocates are criticizing the Justice Department for a court filing in which the DOJ wrote it would "vigorously" defend a religious exemption that allows federally funded religious colleges and universities to discriminate against minorities. The DOJ also said, in relation to... Read More.
(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong feels more jittery than usual Friday as it marks the 32nd anniversary of the deadly Tiananmen crackdown -- the first since Beijing imposed a draconian national security law in the city last summer. In a sign of the times, the... Read More.
(CHARLOTTE) — Determined to get justice for a Black man fatally shot by North Carolina sheriff's deputies who were deemed justified in their use of deadly force by a local prosecutor, a group of civil rights activists and religious leaders met Thursday with the... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- As mourners around the country observe the one-year mark of George Floyd’s death, family members, activists and scholars reflected on the legacy he left behind. Floyd was 46 years old when he was killed by now-convicted murderer Derek Chauvin, a former officer with... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said last year the nation was facing four “historic crises all at the same time" -- the pandemic, the related economic crisis, the need for racial justice and the “undeniable realities and accelerating threats of climate change.” At the time,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The faces of climate change activism have been dominated by young people in recent years, from Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to thousands of young people organizing and protesting in the United States. As President Joe Biden prepares to host a climate change summit... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Celebrities like Selena Gomez, Kathryn Hahn, and Oscar winners Regina King and Julianne Moore are among 500 names that signed an open letter standing in solidarity with transgender women and girls in honor of Women's History Month and Transgender Day of Visibility. GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ+... Read More.
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Facing mounting pressure, Delta Air Lines’ chief executive came out forcefully against Georgia’s newly enacted elections bill Wednesday, calling it "unacceptable" -- a stark change from his initial statement praising aspects of the legislation.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong is a step closer to being left without a democratic opposition camp as authorities brought charges against 47 activists for conspiracy to commit subversion under the national security law.It’s the most... Read More.
By DR. DIVYA CHHABRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Marc Wagner is a researcher and activist who has been living with HIV for 35 years. He is one of hundreds of HIV-positive people participating in clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines."I'm glad... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- A Russian LGBT rights group says two young men it helped escape Chechnya have been kidnapped from a safe house in central Russia by Chechen security forces and returned to the region against their... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Members of a housing advocacy group were arrested in Washington state Sunday after they allegedly stormed a hotel in Olympia and occupied it while demanding better care for people living on the streets.Olympia... Read More.