#Discrimination

  • Article: Electric Shocks, Routine Beatings, and Murder: What It’s Like to Be Gay in Chechnya
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    Electric Shocks, Routine Beatings, and Murder: What It’s Like to Be Gay in Chechnya

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 17, 2017

    An emotional press conference illustrates the brutality of anti-LGBTQ policies in Chechnya. Read more

  • Article: Indian Men Are Twirling Their Mustaches on Social Media to Protest Discrimination
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    Indian Men Are Twirling Their Mustaches on Social Media to Protest Discrimination

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 6, 2017

    The #MrDalit campaign comes after three men from a lower caste were brutally beaten. Read more

  • Article: Ethnic Minorities Will Be ‘Next Generation’ of Criminals If Britain’s Justice System Doesn’t Change, Claims Major Report
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    Ethnic Minorities Will Be ‘Next Generation’ of Criminals If Britain’s Justice System Doesn’t Change, Claims Major Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 8, 2017

    Discrimination in the UK is “worse than in the US in some cases.” Read more

  • Article: Brits Are Coming Out for LGBT as Report Reveals ‘Shocking Levels of Hate Crime and Discrimination’
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    Brits Are Coming Out for LGBT as Report Reveals ‘Shocking Levels of Hate Crime and Discrimination’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2017

    58% of gay men are afraid to hold hands in public. Read more

  • Article: Texas Tried to Ban Sanctuary Cities — That’s When the Courts Intervened
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    Texas Tried to Ban Sanctuary Cities — That’s When the Courts Intervened

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 31, 2017

    The case will likely travel to the Supreme Court. Read more

  • Article: Fired After Forced HIV Tests, Ugandan Women Head to Court
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    Fired After Forced HIV Tests, Ugandan Women Head to Court

    Aug. 23, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In 2013, 23 percent of HIV respondents lost their jobs or incomes over their status. Read more

  • Article: Transgender Pakistanis Will Be Officially Recognized as Citizens for First Time Ever
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    Transgender Pakistanis Will Be Officially Recognized as Citizens for First Time Ever

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 21, 2017

    Pakistan’s government has made strides for transgender equality, but society has been slow to change Read more

  • Article: A Norwegian Far-Right Group Mistook a Photo of Bus Seats for Women in Burqas and the Internet Is Furious
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    A Norwegian Far-Right Group Mistook a Photo of Bus Seats for Women in Burqas and the Internet Is Furious

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 2, 2017

    Norway might become the first Nordic country to ban the burqa. Read more