Stigmabase is a 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.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

The real fire devouring the Amazon, Chiquitanía and Gran Chaco is capitalism

Even as one of the global biomes, and with numerous indigenous peoples and uncontacted groups living in isolation in the jungle, it is still subjected ...


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Why banks need to plug gaps in the Equator Principles to prevent community conflict

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe vehemently opposed the routing of the ... Indigenous peoples in North America have also flagged concerns about the ...


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What's in the document designed to guide the North till 2030?

The federal government has published a key document intended to unify efforts by the three northern territories, Indigenous peoples, and Ottawa to ...


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Reconciliation is nothing to fear, it will benefit all Canadians

As a federal election looms, all major parties have discussed the need for reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in one way or another.


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Graphic novels attempt to prevent Indigenous and Metis youth suicides

"Indigenous peoples in Alberta are even more likely to have been impacted by this terrible loss," said Rebecca Schulz, Alberta's Minister of Children's ...


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how peasant and indigenous women in Paraguay are organising to

The dire situation in Paraguay has led to serious conflict between the state and agribusiness on one side, and Indigenous Peoples and peasant ...


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Canada and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation mark key milestone on road to reconciliation

The Government of Canada is committed to renewing the relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples. This renewal must ...


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How Canyon Records of Phoenix became the top indie label devoted to Native American music

They also discovered it was of tremendous interest to the native population at the fair, especially the ones who came in from the reservations because ...


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As Times Change, So Do Our Attitudes of Acceptance, Mostly

I and millions of other LGBTQ people who were raised by religious, conservative parents are proof that your upbringing cannot control your sexuality ...


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LGBTQ self-defense classes are gaining popularity around the world

To address an ongoing problem of anti-LGBTQ violence, people around the world are turning to a method of self-protection that has been around for ...


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Banking on equality: are LGBTQ credit unions the answer to financial discrimination?

As a spokesperson from the LGBT charity Stonewall says, such a service “can address problems LGBT people face in the short term,” but there is a ...


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St. Marks United Methodist Church stands up for LGBTQ

St. Marks United Methodist Church Congregation in Iowa City is taking a bold step by sending the worldwide denomination a statement saying it ...


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State officials urge members of LGBTQ community to take crime survey

Now through October, state officials want to talk to members of the LGBTQ community, specifically about acts of crime or violence they may have ...


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An LGBTQ Credit Union In NY & Michigan?

The Detroit Free Press reports that a New York-based LGBTQ credit union called Superbia Credit Union is expanding into Michigan. This past Monday ...


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Watch Queer Eye Star Bobby Berk & Alyssa Kayhill's New LGBTQ Anthem

We already know Bobby Berk is great at turning even the most drab and uninspired of spaces into something chic and livable, but did you know Queer ...


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Union County Supports LGBTQ Businesses Owners and Entrepreneurs at 'OUT for Business ...

“This Freeholder Board is proud to support the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce to bring together our diverse community of business owners and ...


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How decline has changed America's politics

So left-leaning voters see America's decline as a failure of neoliberal ... If you believe that income inequality, the hollowing of the middle class and the ...


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Inequality Is Holding Back the US Economy

When it comes to money, America has always had winners and losers, but the widening gulf between the rich and the bulk of U.S. households may be ...


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Congress marks 400th anniversary of slaves arriving in US

Questions about income inequality, reparations for slavery and other issues from the nation's history of enslaving people are spilling into politics and ...


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Maryland highway agency removes road signs over concerns about racial insensitivity in the name ...

Maryland's Highway Administration has removed several road signs for over concerns about racial insensitivity in the ...


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Racial Bias and Juvenile Justice Reform

He talks about Kentucky's juvenile justice reform efforts, how he's working with justice officials in addressing racial biases, and more. Pastor Edwards ...


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Jury awards $11.4 million in racial bias case against state

A jury has awarded $11.4 million to a black couple who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Michigan Department of ...


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LSU investigating student allegedly using racial slurs against peers at football game

After an LSU student was accused of shouting racial slurs against three other students during a football game last month, the university is investigating ...


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Working to Advance Racial Equity

The legacy of white supremacy continues to harm those of us who are African American, Native American, Latinx, or members of other racially ...


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