Some people believe that oppression is a thing of the past. This blog is meant to prove them wrong. Please note that some content may be upsetting, and though I try to tag everything, general trigger warnings abound. I do not endorse any of the fucknuggets quoted. This is the modern world, as much as people might like to deny it.
A school in Wilmington, North Carolina, is reportedly attempting to institute a “Biblical morality policy” that would bar students from attending the educational institution if they have members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in their family. Last week Myrtle Grove Christian School reportedly sent home a letter to families of children attending the school alerting them to the policy change, which cites a number of biblical passages as validation for the move.
Paris — France’s justice minister has been publicly subjected to racist taunts for the third time in barely a month, triggering a wave of outrage Tuesday over the hounding of the country’s top black politician.
One man’s joke is another mans injury. The adage came to me on Saturday after I began to see the video circulating on the web with ESPNs Lee Corso dressed as Chief Osceola and comedian Bill Murray stomping on him ESPN’s “College Gameday” show.
While approximately one-third of transgender (trans) patients needed emergency care in the previous year, only 71 percent of those with self-reported need indicated they were able to obtain care, which researchers theorize may be due to “perceptions and previous experiences of trans-related discrimination or poor care.” These results are from a Canadian study, the first to analyze emergency department avoidance, use and experience by trans people.
A vast survey conducted by the EU’s Agency for Fundamental Rights and published Friday contains troubling results almost exactly 75 years after Kristallnacht : Jews in Germany and seven other EU countries continue to live in fear of verbal or physical abuse — whether in public or, increasingly, online.