Icelandic women striking for gender pay equality

(LONDON) -- Tens of thousands of women in Iceland, including the prime minister, are on Tuesday set to take part in the European nation's first full-day women's strike in 48 years.Known as the "Kvennafri," or "Women's Day off," the scheduled walkout is in protest... Read More.

Equality Act reintroduced in Congress to protect LGBTQ+ community

(WASHINGTON) -- The Equality Act, which would protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination, has been reintroduced by four Democratic legislators.Several representatives – including Representatives Mark Takano and Hakeem Jeffries and Senators Jeff Merkley, Tammy Baldwin, and Cory Booker – are behind the bill, which comes... Read More.

Fight for transgender equality transcends generations

(NEW YORK) -- Nicole Maines – a transgender actress who has starred in “Supergirl,” “Yellowjackets,” and more – never intended to become an activist.But when she and her family won a groundbreaking case against her school district in 2014, arguing that the school could... Read More.

House passes historic marriage equality bill

(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Thursday passed a bill to codify federal recognition of same-sex and interracial marriages, which now goes to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature.The Respect for Marriage Act passed with bipartisan support in a 258-169 vote. Thirty-nine Republicans joined... Read More.