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A detained immigrant complained of constant, unrelenting and unchecked bullying as well as graphic sexual harassment from guards and other detainees who directed derogatory comments and obscene gestures toward him because he is gay, and he was informed that his only recourse was to be isolated in solitary confinement, according to a complaint the SPLC sent today to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Healthy people who are forced into solitary confinement in prison may develop mental illnesses due to their isolation, but the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) deliberately ignores the problem, according to a brief filed in federal court last week by the SPLC.
On this day in 1979, more than 100,000 people marched on Washington to demand equal rights for LGBT people.
The surviving members of the Little Rock Nine returned to the high school they integrated for the 60th anniversary of one of the most iconic struggles of the civil rights movement.
Eliminating line speed limits at poultry plants would increase injuries to workers and violate federal law and regulations, the SPLC said today in a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
We are deeply disappointed in President Trump’s latest effort to undercut the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with an executive order that would roll back key protections for millions of Americans under the health care law.
By appearing at the Values Voter Summit, President Trump is lending the legitimacy of his office to a hate group that relentlessly demonizes LGBT people and works to deny them of their equal rights.