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On screen and on stage, disability continues to be depicted in outdated, cliched ways

Actress Claire Danes playing CIA officer Carrie Mathison, who struggles with mental illness, on the set of ‘Homeland.’ ...

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Florida votes to raise state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour

Florida voted Tuesday to gradually hike the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, joining a growing list of states and municipalities in ...

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Asian Americans were hit hardest by unemployment brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study shows

  Researchers at University of Kansas found that Asian Americans were "more negatively affected by the lockdown than any other racial ...

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Gig worker employment fights like those in California pit flexibility against a livable wage – but ‘platform cooperatives’ could

California’s Proposition 22 would reverse a new law that made Uber and Lyft drivers employees. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty ...

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Women politicians more likely to reply to people who reach out in need, study shows

In Europe, women politicians were even more likely to respond to female constituents who asked for help. Ponomariova_Maria via Getty Zoila Ponce ...

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Amy Coney Barrett may be the next woman on the Supreme Court – but does a nominee’s gender matter?

Trump with 7th U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett and her family Sept. 26 at the White House. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Susan M. Sterett, ...

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Texas social workers can now turn away disabled clients

Texas social workers can now turn away LGBTQ clients and those with a disability. The state Board of Social Work Examiners voted unanimously to ...

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Inclusion starts with better management – here’s what employees say about making diversity work

Diversity isn’t enough. PeopleImages/E+ via Getty Images Kim Brimhall, Binghamton University, State University of New York Since the ...

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