#Equality

  • Article: Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment
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    Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment

    April 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The United Nations had condemned imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Read more

  • Article: Taylor Swift Donated $113,000 to Fight Anti-LGBTQ Laws in Tennessee
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    Taylor Swift Donated $113,000 to Fight Anti-LGBTQ Laws in Tennessee

    April 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The pop star said she was "inspired" by the Tennessee Equality Project's campaign. Read more

  • Article: There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.
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    There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2019

    We asked an expert why having a definition is such a big deal. Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé and JAY-Z Win Award for Being 'Passionate' LGBTQ Allies — and Dedicate It to Family
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    Beyoncé and JAY-Z Win Award for Being 'Passionate' LGBTQ Allies — and Dedicate It to Family

    By Daniele Selby|March 29, 2019

    Beyoncé and JAY-Z are living proof that “everything is love.” Read more

  • Article: Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism
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    Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism

    By Madeleine Keck|March 21, 2019

    "My hamstring is OK, but derogatory comments aren't." Read more

  • Article: South African Judge Rules Same-Sex Discrimination in the Church Is Unlawful
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    South African Judge Rules Same-Sex Discrimination in the Church Is Unlawful

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 12, 2019

    “It’s a historic day for us.” Read more

  • Article: Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank
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    Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank

    March 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Researchers examined whether women had equal rights under the law in 187 countries. Read more

  • Article: 10 Trailblazers Past and Present to Celebrate This Black History Month
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    10 Trailblazers Past and Present to Celebrate This Black History Month

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 22, 2019

    From leaders of the Civil Rights Movement to today's history makers, you should know these names. Read more