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Discrimination

We have 180 blogposts in the field of discrimination.
Related Pinterest board: Discrimination & Racism. Related category: Ableism.

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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