Why the Supreme Court ruling on sex is ‘one for the history books’

"This is an historic ruling, up there with some of the other SCOTUS decisions like Brown, Griggs v. Duke Power..."

Stanford • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination jobs united-states supreme-court featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq courts

Why the Supreme Court ruling on sex is ‘one for the history books’

"This is an historic ruling, up there with some of the other SCOTUS decisions like Brown, Griggs v. Duke Power..."

Stanford • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination jobs united-states supreme-court featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq courts

The word ‘bigot’ is back. Here’s why it’s so powerful

A law professor and author of a new book on bigotry discusses key cases now in front of the US Supreme Court that could redefine who bigots really are.

Jessica Colarossi-Boston University • futurity
June 2, 2020 ~12 min

Tags: history gender bias discrimination racism featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq

Police pull over black driver less frequently after dark

Police officers pull over more black drivers during the day, but not at night, when a "veil of darkness" masks their race.

Tom Abate-Stanford • futurity
May 11, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: bias discrimination racism society-and-culture police-officers race-and-ethnicity

Child support policy after prison can backfire

State policies that help formerly incarcerated people find work don't always make it easy for dads to provide child support, new research shows.

Bert Gambini-Buffalo • futurity
May 5, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: prison parents bias discrimination money families fathers society-and-culture

Why COVID-19 sparks fears for people with disabilities

Many people with disabilities and their loved ones are fearful about COVID-19. "There is a long history of discrimination and isolation and segregation that people with disabilities have faced."

Charlotte Hsu-Buffalo • futurity
April 14, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 history bias discrimination disabilities featured health-and-medicine emergency-medicine

Big LGBT friend groups buffer health against bias

Large LGBT friend groups can protect people's health, research suggests. "Having more family and friends around gives us more people to depend on when we really need it."

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
March 6, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: discrimination friends society-and-culture social-lives health-and-medicine lgbtq

How would reparations for African Americans actually work?

Sandy Darity is an expert on the feasability of reparations, but he was once skeptical of their practicality. Here's his plan for making them happen.

Duke University • futurity
Feb. 24, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: history discrimination money united-states slavery featured society-and-culture race-and-ethnicity

Sleep and friends buffer teens against discrimination

Sleeping well can help teens better cope with racial discrimination, a new study shows. It also finds that friends, not parents, help teens handle bias.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Feb. 21, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: teenagers stress sleep discrimination emotions health-and-medicine race-and-ethnicity

Has greater workplace equality sparked economic growth?

In 1960, 94% of doctors and lawyers were white men. In 2010, just 60%. Here's why researchers attribute major economic growth to that shift.

Stanford • futurity
Jan. 30, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: economics gender discrimination jobs money united-states society-and-culture race-and-ethnicity

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