equality

5.2.19

Black Mothers Keep Dying. These 2020 Candidates Want to Do Something About It.

Black women are three to four times more likely than white women to die from pregnancy or childbirth.

5.1.19

The Incredible Hypocrisy of the Caster Semenya Ruling

A court has ruled that discrimination against intersex athletes is acceptable based on "theoretical" advantages. Now what?

1.30.19

The Violent Reality of Being Black and Queer

Death threats and physical violence, in record numbers, plague Black queer and non-queer people alike.

12.5.18

We Asked 105 Experts What Gives Them Hope About the Future

Welcome to the bright side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.

10.30.18

Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Calling Out His Classmates for Objectifying Women

Noah Abraham is a leader in ManUp, an initiative that aims to get high school boys to reject toxic masculinity and to learn about sexual consent.

10.8.18

Trans Student Blocked from Both Locker Rooms During School Safety Drill

She was forced to sit alone on the bleachers while her classmates and teachers huddled together inside.

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6.26.18

Black Farmers Are Being Forced Off Their Land by Longstanding Government Discrimination

“The unfair treatment of black farmers went under the radar for many, many years. It was not taken up by the civil rights movement, and it should have been front and center.”

6.14.18

Sexual Harassment Is Driving Women Out of STEM and Slowing Down Scientific Advancement

"The consequence of this is a significant and costly loss of talent in science, engineering, and medicine," a 285-page landmark study finds.

4.5.18

British firms are getting "named and shamed" for gender pay gaps

HSBC and Virgin Atlantic stand out in the new government data, but critics say the pay-gap reporting is incomplete

3.8.18
3.1.18

A Safe Housing Space for Formerly Incarcerated Women Faces Opposition from Lawmakers and Neighbors

Topeka Sam's Hope House is an invaluable resource for lowering incarceration rates but needs help to keep the doors open in the face of hostility.

2.10.18

Ride-Hailing Is Deepening Social and Economic Inequity in the US

It’s making public transit worse.

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