Chinese researcher, Jainkui He claims to have created the world's first genome-edited twins. Such action would pose unknown risks to the lives of these children and to humanity as a whole.
For the first time the UK has a working definition for Islamophobia.
Australia's parliament will soon decide on a bill to try to regulate facial recognition technology, but it leaves a lot of questions unanswered.
More and more countries are relying on the approach of transparency rather than regulation. Depending on local specificities, the results to date remain mixed.
The marriage equality debate brought the rights of LGBT Australians to the fore - now we need to turn our attention to the ways they are still discriminated against.
Expecting algorithms to perform perfectly might be asking too much of ourselves.
As the US federal government shifts toward harsher and more restrictive immigration policies, local authorities are pushing back with the "sanctuary cities" movement.
Real tax reform is about more than cutting taxes to woo voters. It's about making the system fairer.
Outed. Denied care. Openly harassed. These are just a few of the experiences reported by American transgender and non-binary individuals when seeking medical care or social services.
What a cake can tell us about the law's view of homosexuality, religion, freedom of expression and the value of civic equality
The report affirms that religious freedom is not to be legally entrenched as superior to rights to equality and freedom from discrimination.
The fourth is the Oxford-style debate series, this article argues that "the impact reflected by Trump is here to stay".
The Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court was not just a showdown over gay rights and religious liberty. It also reveals an ongoing process of redefining US suburban life as more diverse.
The Uniting Church has been grappling with questions of faith and sexuality for decades - and its openness has led to relatively smooth changes to doctrine and practice.
A new study suggests perceptions of how strongly people of color identify with their race can have a big impact on their job prospects and how much money they earn.
As they shook off a particularly unpleasant colonial hangover, the justices of India's Supreme Court issued a remarkably emotional set of judgments.
The Gay Games are holding their 10th edition in Paris this week, featuring more than 10,000 athletes from 91 countries.
American Sikhs have been the target of many racist attacks. An expert explains the Sikh faith and its history in the United States.
Design principles, known as 'crime prevention through environmental design', are used all over the world to make cities safer. But some of these principles can be discriminatory and hostile.
As the workforce ages, it's important to celebrate age diversity. We challenge five myths about older workers.