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Lawsuit: Police Chief Condones White Officers' Racism, Abuse

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — White police officers in a Washington, D.C., suburb have used racist slurs, circulated text messages expressing a desire to “reinstitute lynching” and put a… 639 more words

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Strong Women No. 7: "Jaenne Manford" - Parents of Gays Unite! (1972)

Jeanne Manford protesting for LGBT rights alongside her son Morty, during the Gay Pride March in New York City in 1972. The reactions to her sign led to the creation of the group Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays” (PFLAG), of which Manford is a co-founder.

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Weight Stigma Is One Of The Last Socially Acceptable Forms Of Discrimination

In the weeks since my HuffPost Highline feature on fat-shaming came out, I’ve been inundated with readers’ stories of how weight stigma affects their daily lives. 28 more words

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Australia PM promises stiffer laws against religious discrimination

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday promised stiffer legislation against religious discrimination, and a new commissioner to act as a watchdog on freedom of religion issues. 49 more words

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Australia: Federal police officer in lesbian relationship claims discrimination

An Australian Federal Police detective’s career was ruined after she and another female officer were referred to as a “two for one” deal, in meetings to decide job postings, because of their same-sex relationship, a court has heard. 15 more words

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High school students stage walkout to support teacher fired for refusing to call female student ‘he’

Student chant “bring him back”. Most of them have been outside for nearly an hour at this point. There’s a mix of high school and middle school students out here right now.

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