Advocacy Group Fights India Caste System Discrimination in Silicon ValleySanta Clara County's Human Rights Commission is tackling the thorny issue of caste discrimination in education and on the job in Silicon Valley.
Accepting Rights Award, Kaepernick Decries 'Lawful Lynching'Amnesty International gave former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice.
Trump's Invitation To Philippine President Slammed Over Human Rights RecordHuman Rights Watch and other critics reacted with alarm Monday at Trump's invitation to Duterte to visit the White House.
Report: California Bail System Unfairly Punishes Poor, May Violate Human Rights LawCalifornia's system of pretrial detention and arbitrarily-decided bail unfairly punishes poor people, and may be violating human rights law.
Barry Manilow To Perform At 'Concert For America' On Facebook LiveThe Grammy-winning singer is adding his legendary voice to a concert series in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations...
Black Panthers Look Back At Party's FoundingThe Black Panthers emerged from Oakland 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality.
Danny Glover To Receive Human Rights AwardThe actor will receive an award at a historic site in the Adirondacks honoring abolitionist John Brown...
Immigration Agents Capture 5 Alleged Human Rights Violators Hiding Out In Bay AreaFederal agents arrested 50 international fugitives nationwide this week, including five from the Bay Area, accused of committing heinous human violations in their home countries.
Arkansas Governor Says No Need For More Gay Anti-Discrimination ProtectionsArkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he doesn't see an urgent need to expand workplace anti-discrimination protections for gay and lesbian state employees after lawmakers reworked a religious objections measure to address concerns it was discriminatory.
Anti-LGBT Christian Group Lists 6 Bay Area Groups On 'Bigotry Map'The fundamental anti-LGBT Christian group American Family Association (AFA) is taking a stab at its nemeses by placing them on a new interactive "Bigotry Map."
1st-Ever U.S. Diplomat For LBGT Rights Announced By State DepartmentThe U.S. has announced its first-ever diplomat in charge of promoting and defending the rights of homosexuals and transgender people overseas.
Lesbian Mothers Humiliated After Michigan Doctor Refuses To See Newborn BabyA Detroit-area same-sex couple is raising awareness about discrimination against LGBT parents after a pediatrician refused to treat their newborn baby last October.
US Appointing Gay Diplomat To Defend LGBT Communities OverseasThe United States is close to hiring a gay diplomat to promote LGBT rights abroad.
War On LGBT Community: ISIS Executes 5 'Gay Men' In 1 MonthThe self-proclaimed Islamic state has reportedly hurled a man believed to be gay off a Syrian high-rise as part of their continued war on the LGBT community.
Former Judge Teaches Class In Oakland On 'How Not To Get Shot' By The PoliceAdministrative law judge Demetrius Shelton says behavior that used to get kids sent to the principal’s office, now gets them thrown in jail.