Being gay is extremely taboo in deeply religious Uganda, where one tabloid urged the hanging of people it called the country's "top homos." Fred de Sam Lazaro reports how the re-emergence of a bill to impose severe penalties for homosexuality,…
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution provides ministers an exemption to anti-discrimination laws. Margaret Warner discusses the implications of the court's recognition of a "ministerial exception" with The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle.
By Talea Miller
Carriers of hepatitis B routinely battle discrimination, now a new service offers to fake clean test results.
By Talea Miller
HIV-positive women in Kenya face resistance when they want to become mothers.
A landmark Supreme Court ruling Monday rejected a class-action gender bias lawsuit against retail giant Wal-Mart. Jeffrey Brown talks to two legal experts about the wider impact on class-action claims.
The Supreme Court handed down opinions concerning handgun possession in the home, student organization funding, patent law, and the separation-of-powers principle as it wrapped up its term this week.
By PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama delivered a rousing speech Thursday to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, paying tribute to the organization's history and challenging its members to confront continued racial disparities.
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a group of white firefighters was unfairly denied promotions because of their race. Analysts examine the impact on future labor policy.
The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision Monday that white firefighters in Connecticut were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision supported by high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor when she was an appellate judge. Marcia Coyle…
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on a challenge by a Texas community to strike down an extension to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal recaps the day in court.
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