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By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
Stigma around weight is pervasive in the United States. But as author and podcaster Aubrey Gordon outlines in her New York Times bestseller book, anti-fat bias is also counterproductive, exacerbating health disparities and interfering with effective obesity intervention treatments. Stephanie…
By Stephanie Sy, Maea Lenei Buhre
Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a bill to ban gender-affirming care in the state for anyone younger than 18.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
The Seattle City Council has added caste to the city's anti-discrimination laws, becoming the first U.S. city to specifically ban caste discrimination.
By Deepa Bharath, Associated Press
Biden signed an executive order on his first day in office in January 2021 that required agencies to conduct reviews and take steps to fix problems.
By Josh Boak, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
By Sally Ho, Garance Burke, Associated Press
Several civil rights complaints were filed in the fall about the Allegheny Family Screening Tool, which is used to help social workers decide which families to investigate, AP has learned.
By Trisha Ahmed, Associated Press
Republican Sen. David Clemens, of West Fargo, says he hopes the bill will discourage schools from “promoting transgenderism.” Reed Eliot Rahrich, who identifies as transgender, says the proposal is an “affront to human rights” for transgender people and state-funded employees.
The Supreme Court will hear two cases this week — Creative v. Elenis and Moore v. Harper — that have the potential to reshape anti-discrimination laws and the future of federal elections nationwide. John Yang joins Geoff Bennett to discuss.
By Ken Miller, Associated Press
The U.S. Justice Department has announced a civil rights investigation into the treatment of people with mental illnesses by the state of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City and Oklahoma City police.
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit filed by a deaf and legally blind woman against a physical therapy business that wouldn't provide an American Sign Language interpreter for her appointments.
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