A federal appeals court declared that the DOMA unconstitutionally denies benefits to married gay couples, a ruling all but certain to wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A respected African American faculty surgeon filed a racial discrimination suit against the UCLA Medical Center and UC Regents after they refused to take action on blatant acts of racism.
In attempt to get a marriage license in North Carolina, Mary Jamis, a lesbian, was arrested, along with a friend, in Winston-Salem.
A vicious backhand to undocumented people, Arizona's SB1070 is a law that allows local police to detain and arrest anyone.
This development comes after a recent example of such prejudice, in which a lesbian couple was kicked out of a restaurant.
These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.
An online petition campaign-gone-viral this week has triggered an exodus by giant corporations out of ALEC.
Sadness for the Martin family and outrage that Zimmerman has still not been charged permeated the peaceful crowd.
The Occupy Wall Street movement and Amalgamated Transit Union jointly declared April 4 a National Day of Action for Jobs and Mass Transit and will demonstrate in 20 cities across the country.
This hearing ignored the grim reality of the U.S. immigration detention system, which is marked by abuse.