equality

Disney sued over alleged unequal pay by two employees
Disney sued over alleged unequal pay by two employees
Walt Disney Studios has come under fire recently for allegations regarding a gender pay inequity. Two employees filed a complaint against the corporation, stating that women were being paid less than men. The two women who filed the complaint, LaRonda Rasmussen and Karen Moore, shared that, among other things, the company in some instances may be paying women employees “tens of thousands of dolla
Mike Shinoda, Imagine Dragons to headline LOVELOUD festival
Mike Shinoda, Imagine Dragons to headline LOVELOUD festival
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda and Imagine Dragons will be among the headliners at this summer's LOVELOUD festival in Salt Lake City. The fest spearheaded by Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds benefits multiple LGBTQ+ charities. Read more: Imagine Dragons on Mormon LGBTQ stance Shinoda and Imagine Dragons will be joined by Zedd, Grace Vanderwaal, Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn, Vagabon and many more for the fest
Years & Years’ record label wanted frontman Olly Alexander to stay in the closet
Years & Years’ record label wanted frontman Olly Alexander to stay in the closet
Years & Years' singer Olly Alexander, who has been open about his sexuality since the start of the popular synthpop band, recently revealed that his record label wanted him to stay in the closet when the group was first signed. Read more: 14 love songs for loners As the keynote speaker at Friday's Stonewall Equality Dinner in London, Alexander—who openly identifies as gay—said he was initiall
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford speaks to the ongoing battle for equality
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford speaks to the ongoing battle for equality
Judas Priest vocalist and "Metal God" Rob Halford opens up about the continuing fight for equality in a new interview with Noisey, saying he won't be happy until he "see equality across the board"—read more below. Read more: New teen film embraces onscreen diversity Promoting Priest's upcoming album Firepower, out March 9 via Epic, Halford tackles the current state of diversit
Hostage Calm fan assaulted over “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” shirt; band responds
Hostage Calm fan assaulted over “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” shirt; band responds
Hostage Calm's "I Support Same-Sex Marriage" shirt has once again sparked conflict for a fan. As you may remember, earlier this year, an employee of Nashville, Tenn.'s Rocketown venue was fired in connection with wearing the group's shirt, and the message it conveyed, among other things. This tim ...