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We have 174 blogposts in the field of discrimination.
Related Pinterest board: Discrimination & Racism. Related category: Ableism.

  • 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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  • These people come out as anti-equal-marriage, for some reason

    By on 30 June 2015

    Last week’s ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states, has provoked a lot of negative reaction by Americans who oppose such unions on religious grounds. The cliché reaction is to claim that...

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  • Mr. W – Power of Wind

    By on 27 June 2015

    This brilliant commercial is a classic today. Mr. W is a legend. Today, eight years after, we still have the problem to explain some new things, new ideas .. Ideas may come like raindrops, they are refreshing but it is...

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  • Remembering Chloe Cooley and the railroad to freedom

    By on 17 June 2015

    People in the United States are well aware of their nation’s history of enslaving people from Africa. But in Canada, where I live, the story of our complicity in this crime against humanity is less often told. In the...

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  • Photo of obese man in astronaut costume

    Anti-obesity campaign is a big shame

    By on 22 May 2015

    And I mean that literally. It’s shaming and it’s shameful, really. This campaign, by LatinWorks, Austin for “League Against Obesity” (Liga Contra la Obesidad y el Sobrepeso in Guatemala) shows heroes that boys traditionally dream of becoming. There’s a fighter...

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  • Amnesty International Czech Republic: How do you spell discrimination?

    How do you spell discrimination?

    By on 28 April 2015

    “Must Try Harder” is the new campaign from Amnesty International in the Czech Republic. The campaign is about discrimination and segregation of Romani children in education in the country and the video which is the key visual features different children of different nationalities...

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