Tag Archives: Equality

Equality Act Passes House

While it has little chance of becoming enacted in the near future, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act today by a vote of 236-173. Among other things, the Act would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis… … Continue reading

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With the Equality Act, Congressional Democrats Want To Redefine ‘Sex’ To Include Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation – Reason.com

Conservative activists and others are trotting out all the old bogeymen in service of riling up the opposition. Evangelical entertainer Pat Robertson said it would lead to the "judgment of God on this nation" and the Lord "vomit[ing] us out." … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness as Researchers in the Pursuit of Equality

Kathryn Gillespie, The Cow with Eartag #1389 (2018). Maneesha Deckha Most academics who care about substantive equality accept that ideologies and attendant violence about which lives matter in society and which lives don’t cause devastation and trauma to individuals and communities. … Continue reading

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OECD – Fast Forward to Gender Equality

Mainstreaming, Implementation and Leadership – “This report maps strategies, governance tools, institutional settings and innovative approaches used by governments across the OECD to drive and support society-wide gender equality goals. It covers all state institutions, including legislatures and judiciaries, and … Continue reading

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Alterations, disability and equality

Smailes & Poyner-Smailes v Clewer Court Residents Ltd, Cardiff County Court 30 January 2019 (Unreported but copy of judgment is here). Although only a County Court (Circuit Judge) decision, this is an interesting and potentially significant case on the application … Continue reading

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