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Tattoo Discrimination Debate Continues

For years now, the idea of discrimination against those who have tattoos has inspired many a debate. I’m pretty sure you’ll have even seen things on this site before about it if you’ve been reading for a long time. 542 more words


Mental health: stigma or stig-nah? (a letter to Elizabeth Day)

Dear Elizabeth Day,

I started reading your Guardian piece on Robin Williams and the ‘stigma’ of mental illness with great interest.

It started well. You acknowledged the media’s tendency to invade the personal lives of the deceased, often speculating and searching for some rationale or explanation. 790 more words


Le Liban prépare une loi inédite au Moyen-Orient contre les mariages précoces

Le Liban prépare une loi inédite au Moyen-Orient contre les mariages précoces

Par AFP, publié le 26/08/2014 à 17:27, mis à jour le 27/08/2014 à 06:27… 773 more words


Sweden orders textbook on Roma discrimination - The Local

“In March the government published a white paper detailing what Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag called “an unknown and dark part of Swedish history”. The document revealed historic treatment of Roma in Sweden, detailing systemic abuse and police opinions that it would be best to kill them off.The government also created a Commission Against Anti-Romanyism, aimed at “bridging the trust gap between the Roma groups and the rest of society”.On Thursday the government announced it had asked the commission to create school and teaching materials from the white book, to be used in all of Swedens secondary schools.” 11 more words


Women of Color in Ministry: Ending Discrimination

This is my latest for The Huffington Post.  The post is about women of color clergywomen and ending discrimination. 

The Women of Color will hold a Launch Event on October 17 and 18, 2014, at Convent Avenue Baptist Church, in Harlem, NY.  977 more words


Another look at victim blaming

I read this today and I agree! These are sociology definitions (not from oxford dictionary written by majority society=white).

#Prejudice = an irrational feeling, fear, or dislike for a person or group of persons, usually based on stereotype. 467 more words


The Power of Positive Deviance

 The Power of Positive Deviance offers a solution to police violence and other problems leading to labelling, loss of the spirit of humanity and countless lives lost. 317 more words