Discrimination

Addressing the Reality of Funding Discrimination Against LGBTQ Entrepreneurs

There is still significant pushback against the normalization of the LGBTQ community.

Pui Ki

· 7 min read

India's 'Untouchable' Dalits Find Liberation in American Entrepreneurship

Dalits, the lowest caste in the Hindu hierarchy, are victims of thousands of attacks in India each year. In the U.S., Dalit immigrants are escaping discrimination by creating their own businesses.

Ajay Kamalakaran

· 4 min read

Black Ex-Franchisees Sue McDonald's In Racial Discrimination Case

52 Black ex-franchisees file a $1 billion racial-discrimination lawsuit against McDonald's, claiming the company sent them on 'financial suicide missions'

Kate Taylor

· 6 min read

7 Helpful Financing Options for LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs

Discrimination and disadvantages have been the norm, but that is beginning to change.

Janet Gershen-Siegel

· 4 min read

Sports Talk in the Office Could Be Discriminatory Against Women

Is it, as one HR expert suggests, a "gateway to more laddish behavior"?

Gene Marks

· 3 min read

The LGBTQ+ Community Has $3.7 Trillion In Purchasing Power; Here's How We Want You to Sell to Us.

For businesses, Pride Month should be about more than slapping up a rainbow and calling it a day.

Nick Wolny

· 6 min read

Of Manbuns and Microbraids: 'Hair Discrimination' in the Workplace. What Business Owners Need to Know.

New York City and California have now turned on its head (no pun intended) the concept of what a professional work appearance is.

Kia Roberts

· 6 min read

Ageism and the Gender Pay Gap: Why Getting Older Can Be Problematic for Women

The U.S. workforce as a whole is getting older. Can we afford to discriminate against people, particularly women, on the basis of age?

Tara O'Sullivan

· 7 min read

Correcting and Dispelling the Myths About Diversity and Inclusion Hiring -- 4 Experts Weigh in

You've probably heard the myth about the 'pipeline problem' blocking efforts at increasing diversity. Here's the truth about that.

Daniel Chait

· 7 min read

Women Are (Finally) Turning the VC Funding Tide

But with only 2 percent of U.S.-based VC funding going to women CEOs in 2017, they still have a long way to go.

Lisa Schiffman

· 8 min read

An Employment Lawyers' Perspective on Age Discrimination in Silicon Valley

The tech industry's well document bias against women and people of color expands to include everyone past the age of 40 or so.

Scott Cole

· 7 min read