Revisions to Section 503 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the rule governing affirmative action for individuals with disabilities, went into effect on Monday, March 24, 2014. These new rules include the OFCCP’s official form, which invites job seekers to provide disability information during the application process, explains why the information is... Read more

Sunnie Kahle prefers her short haircut, T-shirt, and jeans to a more “girly” image, and because of this Timberlake Christian School in Forest, Virginia, threatened to not invite the 8-year-old back in the fall.

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They’re petty demands, really…equal pay and maternity leave. Who needs ‘em? Not Andrea Kieffer. The Minnesota State Representative (R) dismissed legislation that would raise minimum wage, introduce paid sick leave and family leave policies, and address the gender pay gap, saying these “special bills” make women “look like whiners.” Kieffer... Read more
“Is it safety issues, intimacy, individualism? Like there is no way I have something in common with this stranger, not even the speed of walking?” These are questions Daniel Koren asks himself at the end of his “walking race.” It’s a race he—and probably more of us than we’d... Read more

Fairy-Tale Ending?

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The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived follows your basic children’s fairy-tale storyline: a young farmer becomes a knight who slays a dragon to save the kingdom, with a princess thrown in there in the middle. The twist? This knight marries the prince. Art by Mo Qovaizi Author Daniel Errico... Read more

According to a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, 51% of millennial women (18–32 years of age) believe that this is still largely a man’s world, a whopping 72% say we need to make more changes in the American workplace to achieve gender equality, and 60% believe that men are generally paid more for the same work.

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How do you measure your organization’s diversity success? What should you do to reach inclusion goals? Where can you look to gain insight regarding these issues? Co-authors Alan Richter and Julie O’Mara have been answering questions like these since 2006 in their series Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB), one of... Read more
Making a difference starts in your own backyard, which is why we here at Diversity Journal support the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio (DCNEO). Originally founded as The National Conference of Christians and Jews, the human relations organization works to create communities that connect all people. As a fellow Cleveland organization,... Read more

Norton Rose Fulbright announced the expansion of its Global Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council (GDIAC) to include the United States.

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Public awareness of workplace bullying has never been higher, thanks to high-profile cases such as the one involving Miami Dolphins teammates Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. Affecting 37% of adult Americans, bullying can trigger a range of stress-related health complications—including hypertension, auto-immune disorders, depression, anxiety, and PTSD—and put a person’s... Read more