All Articles on Discrimination

Our need to come together despite our differences arises from our marginalization in a world dominated by heterosexual cisgender people. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Celebrating Pride, Mindfully
Inequalities in our broader society also occur in the queer community
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 The annual Pride Parade makes its way past the Stonewall Inn on June 24, 2018, in New York City. The Greenwich Village tavern was the site of the Stonewall riots of 1969, widely considered to be the beginning of the fight for gay and lesbian rights in the U.S.  (Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Views
Fifty Years After Stonewall, the Real Fight for LBGTQ Rights Is Local
As legislation has languished in Congress, many cities and states are moving forward with their own non-discrimination bills
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 A giant baby trump balloon flies over the Parliament Square during a demonstration against the visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump on July 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo: TF-Images/Getty Images) Views
We’re Flying the Trump Baby Blimp Again—Because the US President Doesn’t Deserve Our Respect
Our balloon is part of a proud history of political satire in the UK that sends a clear, orange, message to Trump and his politics of hate that they are not welcome here
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In this 13 July 2018 file photo a six-metre cartoon baby blimp of the US president Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his 2018 visit to London. (Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images) Views
This May Feel Like the 1930s, But History Doesn’t Have to Repeat Itself
The left needs to end its sectarianism. Broad alliances and radical policies are required urgently.
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In Latest Attack on Women and Trans People, Trump Invites Medical Providers to Discriminate Against Already-Marginalized Patients
"Trans people are being killed in the street and the administration wants to help facilitate more death."
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Semenya’s response is to fight them tooth and nail, and the people of South Africa love her dearly. (Photo: Martin Rickett - PA Images / PA Images via Getty Images) Views
The Triple Whammy of Discrimination: Caster Semenya Inspires Us All
Semenya’s fight is the struggle for all women to be accepted as they are naturally
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Today, the common sense of the Brown decision is under attack. (Photo: Multicultural America. | Illustration by ©Boarding1now/ Views
65 years after Brown v. Board of Education, We Risk Going Backward
For nearly three decades, our schools have been re-segregating, reversing the progress made under Brown, reflecting the deep racial and economic segregation of our communities
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South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates winning gold in the Women's 1500m Final at the Carrara Stadium during day six of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo: Martin Rickett - PA Images / PA Images via Getty Images) Views
Caster Semenya Is Being Forced to Alter her Body to Make Slower Runners Feel Secure in Their Womanhood
The courts decided that discriminating against some women is required for athletic competitions to be “fair” to other women
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A survey by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) found that 91% of people support criminal justice reform, and a majority of people acknowledge racial bias in the system. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
New Age of Criminal Justice Calls for a New Kind of District Attorney
Cities can elect progressive District Attorneys, but if those prosecutors are joining the same organizations that have stifled reform for decades, then all that will change are local practices—not the larger system
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Bloor Collegiate Institute students protest the proposed cuts to education Views
Canadian Youth Fight Back Against Governments That Limit Their Choices
These young people are a tidal wave intent on shaping the direction of our country. They are watching, they are activating and organizing, and they are taking notes for how they will do politics differently
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