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Confusing Origin discrimination with language communication policy-USA

As a legal consultant, one of my clients issued a problem where a person was discriminated in a corporate level because this person doesn’t speak English. 245 more words

Civil Law

Abuse Does Not Discriminate

Of recent times, there has been an incredible influx of reports regarding rape and sexual abuse from all facets of society. I don’t necessarily believe this is something which is ‘new’ to this age and society, rather it’s something that has existed for a very long time. 453 more words

The Soundtrack of Resistance

Using music as a form of resistance and healing has been very much on my mind lately, in both my professional and “civilian” lives.

As previously mentioned, I work for a performing arts organization. 880 more words

The 3 dangerous myths we believe about our body weight

Far too many people today face stigma and discrimination for being overweight.

What’s more, this discrimination is often rationalised as OK.

But please don’t be fooled: there is nothing that is OK about this. 674 more words

Dieting

Ten Years Later

I just finished watching Sunday Morning on CBS. A majority of today’s show was dedicated to the remembrance of the devastation of Katrina that hit New Orleans hard ten years ago yesterday. 197 more words

Opening the Closet:  The Security Council addresses violence affecting LGBT persons, Dr. Robert Zuber

This past week, with peacekeeper abuse in Central African Republic and the first meeting of states parties to the Arms Trade Treaty commanding much attention, it was the Security Council that took pride of place in the UN. 1,246 more words