Making the news of late has been the veil and not only by way of Jack Straw's comments which were sensationalised by the media.Widely reported was Azmi v Kirklees Metropolitan Council, in which the Co...
In 1963, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law. This made it illegal to discriminate against a worker on the basis of gender. 43 years later, the salary gap between men and women in the ...
As is very often the situation in the UK, where the United States lead we seem to follow, but are Banking and Financial Services included in this trend? You may be surprised.The straight answer to the...
I don't think the government should have control over who we marry and who we don't. I am personally not a lesbian, but If I was in love with a girl, the government would be damned if they thought the...
Do you know how many people live extremely isolated, cut-off lives without even knowing it? The numbers are astounding, and they are non-discriminatory. People in crowded cities, remote and rural ar...
An open mind is good thing - most of the time. New ideas, new experience, increased knowledge, personal and professional growth, better relationships and an overall positive approach to life are just ...
What follows is a true story that happened to me a little over a year and a half ago. It really made me think and I have been wanting to share it with the Fifth Column Magazine audience for sometime....
I, commit before God to save the gift of my sexuality from now until marriage regardless of my past' - reads the 'green card' for purity held by 16-year-old Savya in Bangalore. She is amongst the many...
A hundred years ago people used to either walk everywhere, ride a bike, tor maybe take a train to go somewhere but a lot of people never travelled outside of their own home town. These days things hav...
In the United States, around 15,000 cases of sexual harassment are filed in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) every year. These unruly sex discrimination acts by a higher authority...