equal rights

Rise Up

It's Possible to Shift Wealth and Power Dynamics Across the Globe by 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we take a look at #10: Reduced Inequalities.
Katelyn Harrop

Bikini Baristas Are Suing for Their Right to Sell Coffee in a Thong

Authorities in Everett, Washington state are trying to stop women from serving lattes in their panties—but people are fighting back in court.
Sirin Kale

NBA Officially Capitulates to North Carolina's Bogus HB2 Repeal

Charlotte will host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game despite nobody's satisfaction with North Carolina's half-assed HB2 repeal.
Aaron Gordon
equal rights

Is Northern Ireland Nearing a Gay Marriage Watershed?

With elections less than a month away, pressure for equal marriage rights is mounting.
Brendan Scott
gender inequality

​It Took 35 Years to Narrow the Gender Pay Gap by 20 Cents

The results of a new survey indicate that the wage gap is closing, though not very quickly and not for everyone. We talked to a workplace equality expert on the work that still needs to be done to achieve equal pay.
Kimberly Lawson

Duke University Opens New Program for Male Feminists

The Duke Men's Project aims to "interrogate male privilege" and destruct "toxic masculinity."
Diana Tourjée
Vice Blog

Discussing LGBTQ Equality with One of Ukraine's Only Openly Gay Journalists

GAYCATION host Ian Daniel catches up with journalist Maxim Eristavi about the fight for LGBTQ equality in Ukraine.
Ian Daniel
rio de janeiro

We Sat With An Iranian Protestor As She Fought to Display Her Banner at the Olympics

On Saturday, Darya Safai was hassled about her banner calling for equal rights for Iranian women at sports stadiums. On Monday, she and security officials reached a compromise.
Aaron Gordon
daily vice

We Remember Actor Alan Rickman on Today's 'Daily VICE'

We also visit an LGBT church in Texas to find out why Houston doesn't have an equal rights protection ordinance and take a look at Michael Bay's career in light of his latest film.
VICE Staff

'Female Candidates Preferred:' Toronto Company Forgets It's 2015 with Receptionist Listing

Vestra Inet said Monday it "did not mean to discriminate against any particular gender or group" in its job ad, which drew widespread condemnation online.

Q&A: Robbie Rogers on the Supreme Court Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Robbie Rogers—the first openly, active gay athlete in North American sports team history—talks with VICE Sports about the landmark Supreme Court ruling.
Aaron Gordon

Some Good LGBT Things That Happened in 2014

The situation for LGBT people can often feel bleak. Let's give ourselves a pat on the back for a change.
Amelia Abraham