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Discrimination

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

  • A lovely use for hate-filled lies

    By on 21 April 2015

    In the run-up to a historic vote on marriage equality in Ireland, a lot of pamphlets were printed and tweets sent that contained hate-filled invective and lies. That, sadly, was to be expected. What wasn’t, is that these campaigners...

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  • Social Experiment: How do you deal with racist language

    Social Experiment: How do you deal with racist language

    By on 12 April 2015

    Do you avoid racist behaviour? Are you afraid of hate speech? These are the basic questions in this social experiment from Lithuania. The experiment was done to promote the newly launched website www.svetimageda.lt (in Lithuanian only). The website is a digital handbook about racism,...

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  • Equal Pay Day What Women Really Want

    What Women Really Want

    By on 28 March 2015

    This is the new annual campaign of the Belgian Zij-kant about the wage gap between man and woman. The campaigns have become a tradition in recent years and are very funny. One would almost wish that the wage gap persists forever. The video...

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  • #thegaysweater challenges our vernacular

    By on 27 March 2015

    This art project, by the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity, has gone viral in North America. Knitted from human wool (spun from hairy contributions from the heads of LGBT Canadians) the sweater is currently on tour. The purpose...

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  • Silent no more – Aboriginal women in Canada

    By on 22 March 2015

      I didn’t know much about this topic. My Osocio colleague, Tom, brought me into the cold water of information and I am very grateful and honored that I may post about Aboriginal women in Canada. Indigenous women are...

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  • You are implicated by this new sexual assault PSA #WhoWillYouHelp

    By on 6 March 2015

    **Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault** Here’s one that I think gets social marketing right: This new campaign from the Government of Ontario, Canada, doesn’t target the perpetrators of sexual violence, but instead reminds bystanders that they have a responsibility to...

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  • GLAAD calls out FDA blood discrimination in hilarious #CelibacyChallenge

    By on 20 February 2015

    GLAAD (formerly known as the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) have just released a hilarious response to the US Food and Drug Administration’s proposed new rules about blood donation. While it is currently be forbidden for men who have had sex...

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  • Meet Claudia: Serving a 30-year sentence for having a miscarriage

    By on 21 January 2015

    Amnesty International Canada recently reshared this really upsetting video about “Claudia,” one of the 17 women imprisoned in El Salvador for pregnancy related issues. El Salvador has extremely strict laws against abortion, so much so, says Amnesty, that women are...

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    The NBA brands itself as a “Barrier Breaker” for #BlackHistoryMonth

    By on 16 January 2015

    In advance of Black History Month in the United States, the National Basketball Association is planning a number of observances, the first of which is this PSA that will debut during this Monday’s Detroit Pistons/Atlanta Hawks game. Set to Dr....

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  • Cut and paste with The Sun

    By on 1 December 2014

    What happens if you collect The Sun, the British tabloid, for 6 months, cut out every picture of every man and every woman, find a wall and start sticking? Fine piece of data visualization of Kate Hardie for No...

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