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Stigmabase is a canadian non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Biden surrogate Pete Buttigieg makes case to veterans, LGBTQ voters

Biden surrogate Pete Buttigieg makes case to veterans, LGBTQ voters. Former presidential candidate and frequent Fox News guest Pete Buttigieg has ...


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LGBTQ candidates weather homophobic and transphobic attacks as election approaches

As the number of out LGBTQ candidates seeking office steadily rises, you'd think, at some point, attacks weaponizing a person's sexual orientation or ...


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More LGBTQ people, Black women run for office in US

"We currently know of 1,006 LGBTQ candidates running in 2020, with 574 on the ballot this November," said Sarah LeDonne, a spokesperson for the ...


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Quarter of LGBTQ people in Japan have experienced outing: survey

However, nearly 80% of those who were employed said they have heard anti-LGBTQ words. The survey is the largest of its kind on outings, according to ...


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Sam Smith reveals Lady Gaga was their inspiration to come out as non-binary

British LGBTQ+ icon Sam Smith took part in Vogue's Beauty Secrets ... In their delicate skincare and makeup tutorial, the UK artist shared more than ...


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Biden, in LGBTQ interview, vows to pass Equality Act in first 100 days

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised to make passing the LGBTQ rights legislation known as the Equality Act ...


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Doctors worry coronavirus pandemic may hit LGBTQ people harder than most

Doctors are concerned the pandemic, which has shuttered businesses and schools and left people without jobs, may hit the LGBTQ community harder ...


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Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Mike Piazza announces, 'I'm not gay. I'm heterosexual.'

Every day in October we're looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history. 


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College students more motivated to vote because of racial inequality, COVID-19

According to BestColleges, 40% of all college students between the ages of 18 and 23 consider racial inequality and COVID-19 ...


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The world needs more Volunteers': UT chancellor on the year, COVID-19 and racial justice

One year later, through a pandemic, calls for racial justice and changing how classes are taught at UT, Plowman said she hopes the university will ...


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Becoming Kamala Devi Harris

In the US, debates over Harris' biracial and bicultural identity – Tamil ... than persuasive manner – to diagnose America's persistent racial inequality.


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A 'Great Society' for America's cities

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson shared his vision of the “Great Society,” an America that is free from poverty and racial injustice, where all its ...


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Why is a pro-diversity ballot initiative failing in America's most diverse state?

Earlier this year, it seemed California had gotten the message about racial inequality. In June, the state assembly approved an amendment to repeal ...


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Loyola University of Maryland launches Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice

... to come together to research, discuss, debate, and explore answers to America's most urgent questions on inequality, injustice, and racial inequity.


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Closing the racial gap in cancer care

As a healthcare advocate for Latinx Hispanic/Latino communities, I welcome the flood lights being shown on this life and death issue. With awareness ...


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Racial disparity in police shootings unchanged over 5 years

Over the past five years there has been no reduction in the racial disparity in fatal police shooting victims despite increased use of body cameras and ...


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