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We have 149 blogposts in the field of discrimination.
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  • #BellLetsTalk Day: Dialogue, Brands, and Microdonations

    By on 27 January 2016

    It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day in Canada, which means that telecommunications giat Bell Canada is promising a 5¢ donation for every text message or long-distance phone call sent on their network, or Tweet with the hashtag #BellLetsTalk, or share of...

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  • Migrant workers respond to comments made by Singaporeans

    Migrant workers respond to comments about them

    By on 23 January 2016

    Familiar Strangers is a campaign to both collect and share the stories of low-wage migrant workers in Singapore. Last week, the came up with this video which can be seen as a variation on Homeless people read mean tweets from...

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  • ItsNeverOkay makes harassment brutally frank

    #ItsNeverOkay makes harassment brutally frank

    By on 26 November 2015

    **Trigger Warning: Sexual Harassment, Bullying, Implied Rape** In March, I wrote about the Government of Ontario’s great new anti-sexual-assault campaign, #WhoWillYouHelp. Now, they’re addressing some more subtle forms of harassment, both sexual and bullying, by having the offenders speak plainly...

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  • Portraits of the Unseen Domestic Laborers Behind L.A.'s Mansions

    Portraits of the Unseen Domestic Laborers

    By on 15 November 2015

    This video from The Atlantic is about Ramiro Gomez, the son of Mexican immigrants. Because of his background he was always aware of the invisible domestic laborers. Ramiro became artist and his main topic is making the invisible people visible by placing their figures in scenes...

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  • Undressing Disability: Speaking up for sexual needs

    By on 12 November 2015

    Much of the social discourse about advertising involves the inappropriate sexualization of people in ads, especially women. But what if a group of people actually asks you to sexualize them? That’s the message behind Undressing Disability, a new campaign...

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  • Make love not scars another beauty vlogger

    Another beauty vlogger?

    By on 23 September 2015

    This, from Indian not-for-profit Make Love Not Scars, is a beauty video with a difference – a powerful campaigning tool that points out that it’s just as easy to buy lipstick to make yourself prettier, as it is to...

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  • Queer Lisboa 19: Obscene to some. Beautiful to us.

    Obscene to some. Beautiful to us.

    By on 7 September 2015

    This spot is from Queer Lisboa, the Portuguese Film Festival dedicated exclusively to screening gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and transsexual themed films, a genre known as Queer Cinema. The spot is a surprise every year. Controversial and still fun. This...

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  • The erasure of LGBT youth

    By on 25 August 2015

    Well, “LG” anyway: These posters, for Czech LGBT support organization Sbarvouven, give a visual expression of how “in the closet” lesbian and gay youth feel themselves erased by having to pretend to be someone they’re not. Simple, but devastating. Agency: Oh,...

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  • These revenge porn ads seem a little too sexy

    By on 14 August 2015

    I use my iPhone to text daily, but it took me a minute to figure out that these women were split up by the familiar “talk bubbles.” Then I had to admit to myself that I was instinctively distracted...

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  • Omaha herpes ads are cruel to sufferers

    By on 21 July 2015

    There’s an inherent problem in using shock or shame in a prevention campaign for sexually-transmitted infections, and it’s the effect your effort will have on people living with these diseases. Sure, you want people to have safer sex. But...

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