When no one in Mississippi wins a majority of votes in an election, the legislature chooses the winner. This has led to white men winning over and over.
When it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.
What makes Folau's case unique is that it sets up a clash between employment contract law and legal protections against discrimination on the basis of religion.
Bias, stereotypes and other rules of thumb influence how people think about you – even based on your name.
With the AFL's indigenous round about to take place, it's important to recognise the full history of Indigenous involvement in the sport, including the many obstacles players faced.
Anti-caste and Dalit movements have emerged as a voice to count on as India's 2019 legislative elections unfold.
One year ago, Ellen Maud Bennett asked women of size to make her death from cancer matter -- by advocating for their own health.
Google's algorithms reflect bias against members of racialized and gendered groups.
Thanks to demographic and political changes, Democratic contenders are addressing this issue for the first time.
A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
Many New Zealanders responded to the Christchurch terror attack with displays of unity and openness, and research into attitudes shows that tolerance is a widely held value.
A new report shows Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people still face overt racism and stark inequality – politicians must drive change.
When Jessie Simmons applied for a teaching job in 1958, her application went to a separate file for "Negro teachers" and got rejected. An education scholar recounts how Simmons fought back and won.
Prostate cancer outcomes have differed between black men and other ethnic groups for decades. Could improving the way doctors talk and share information with black patients make a difference?
The job of looking after safety in the skies remains a highly sexualised occupation.
A scholar of discrimination law explains why regulations set up in the 1960s are still critical to protecting racial groups today.
Marriage equality was an important step for LGBTI+ rights in Australia, but there are many other areas in which LGBTI+ people in Australia still face discrimination.
Thanks to a long history of exclusionary government programs, the typical black family now has only 10 cents for every dollar held by the typical white family.
The term initially focussed on the intersection between race and gender, but more recent uses have extended to include
sexuality, gender diversity and disability.
In the US, black children wait longer to be adopted and cost less to adopt than white children.