Female CEOS at big companies saw tumultuous year for pay
Because only 20 CEOs at the S&P 500 companies are women, changes in pay for this small group can easily skew the overall figures -- and 2022 saw a slip.
Chick-fil-A gets heat from Twitter users over diversity position
Chick-fil-A is being criticized by conservative Twitter users who say the fast-food chain is "woke." They did so while pointing to the company's diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) page.
New York City outlaws discrimination on the basis of weight, height
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has signed legislation that will ban discrimination based on body size by adding weight and height to the list of protected categories such as race, sex and religion.
Target pulls some LGBTQ+ merchandise from stores ahead of June Pride month after threats to workers
Target is removing certain items from its stores and making other changes to its LGBTQ+ merchandise nationwide ahead of Pride month, after an intense backlash from some customers including violent confrontations with its workers.
Jordan Neely death: Daniel Penny arrested on manslaughter charge
Jordan Neely, who was homeless, died back on May 1 after Daniel Penny allegedly held him in a chokehold for several minutes aboard a subway. The lack of charges, until now, had prompted protests across the city.
Jordan Neely death: NYC Mayor Adams pledges more mental health support
Adams said Neely's death was “a tragedy that never should have happened."
Jordan Neely protests end in multiple arrests as victim's family speaks out
"It is a character assassination, and a clear example of why he believed he was entitled to take Jordan‘s life," attorneys for the Neely family said in a statement.
Jordan Neely: NYPD seeks 6 protesters accused of storming NYC subway tracks
The NYPD arrested 13 people over the weekend for fighting with officers during the protest that unfolded as a call for justice in the chokehold death of Jordan Neely.
Court ruling keeps Montana lawmaker Zooey Zephyr out of House
The ruling came after attorneys for the state of Montana asked the judge to reject Zephyr’s attempt to return. She was silenced two weeks ago then banished last week for admonishing Republican lawmakers and encouraging a raucous statehouse protest.
Queens street renamed to honor Clifford Glover, 10-year-old killed by police
The Glover family was also awarded a diploma from his fourth grade elementary school P.S. 40 where he was killed before he got to graduate.
Transgender Montana lawmaker silenced but not silent, vows to fight on
Zephyr is serving her first term representing western Montana. She will spend her first day in legislative exile when the Montana House reconvenes Thursday morning.
Montana GOP bars transgender lawmaker from 2023 session
Transgender lawmaker Zooey Zephyr was barred from participating on the House floor as Republican leaders voted Wednesday to silence her for the rest of 2023 session after she protested GOP leaders’ decision earlier in the week to silence her.
Court orders students to reveal their names after suing sorority over trans member
Six of the original seven plaintiffs complied with the order and have revealed their names to the public last week.
Nearly 1,500 books were banned in first half of school year: Report
PEN America recorded more book bans during the fall 2022 semester than in each of the prior two semesters.
Gay couple attacked in Times Square says they were targeted
They were both injured, one of them had to have surgery after his jaw was fractured.
CVS 'gender transition' guide says employees must use preferred pronouns, can use bathroom reflecting identity
In the guidelines obtained exclusively by FOX Business, employees are told they may be entitled to a medical leave of absence "under the Family and Medical Leave Act, state law, and/or CVS Health policy."
Alex Joseph Grayson stars in 'Parade' on Broadway
Grayson talks about what it was like seeing neo-Nazi protests outside the theatre on opening night, being a newlywed, and more.
Autism: Life on the Spectrum
Autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disability characterized by communication, social, and behavioral challenges. In this special report, FOX 5 NY takes a closer look at what life is like today with this developmental disability.
'Just be yourself': Employees with autism find life-changing jobs at New York businesses
Having an internship or a job can help those with autism achieve what we all want in life: Independence. Here's how one NYC non-profit is helping make that happen.
‘It was surreal’: Florida native becomes Vanderbilt’s first Black woman neurosurgery resident
A prestigious medical school will see its first Black woman neurosurgery resident ever.