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.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Pope Compares Politicians Who use anti-LGBT Hate Speech To Hitler

 Pope Francis on Friday compared politicians who use hate speech against LGBTQ people and other minority groups to Adolf Hitler. “It is not ...


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PwC Invests $6 Million in Trevor Project to End LGBTQ Youth Suicide

More than 1.8 million LGBTQ young people consider taking their own lives each year, according to a report released this year by Trevor. And this grant ...


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BARE Makes Its Balitmore Premiere at Iron Crow Theatre

"In a 'post-equality America', where marriage equality is the law of the land and where LGBTQ youth are more visible than ever, it's easy to believe that ...


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Kanye West's New Pastor Pal Joel Osteen Is No Friend to LGBTQ People

Osteen isn't given to outrageous anti-LGBTQ statements like Pat Robertson or Franklin Graham. But when pressed, he has said that he believes ...


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LGBTQ Center celebrates Trans Week of Resilience

The University of Cincinnati's LGBTQ Center is hosting a series of events in celebration of Trans Week of Resilience, beginning Nov. 18 and ending ...


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Chick-fil-A no longer donates to controversial Christian charities after LGBTQ protests

Both organizations have a history of opposing same-sex marriage. ... Its first U.K. location will close when its lease expires after protests from a local ...


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Only two LGBTQ sober houses are in the US, one is in Cleveland

"The LGBT community is two times more likely suffer from substance abuse and addiction and that's because of social stigma, discrimination," said ...


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Homeward Initiative takes on the challenge of supporting homeless LGBTQ youth

Working in partnership with several Philadelphia nonprofits, Homeward Initiative will place homeless LGBTQ youth, 18 to 25 years old, in the homes of ...


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Making Rich People Poor Isn't the Answer

After all, there were plenty of billionaires in the U.S. during earlier elections, and wealth inequality was quite high for most of the past four decades.


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Inflation Inequality Creates Winners and Losers

Because the U.S. tech sector has advanced so much while many other parts of the economy have been relatively sluggish, the benefits from progress ...


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The Killing Fields of American Health Care

As economic inequality grows in America, so too does inequality of health care. Writing for The Harvard Gazette, David Cecere points out that tens of ...


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The designer who illustrated racism, inequality, and black life in America, 120 years ago

At the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris—a global trade fair which welcomed the new century—visitors enjoyed attractions like a giant ...


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Chile protests: President Piñera condemns police 'abuses'

He said "there was excessive use of force" in the police response to mass protests against inequality. There would be "no impunity" for those who ...


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Parents, leaders call for resignation of school board member who allegedly used racial slur

Community members are calling for the resignation of a Brooklyn school board member after she allegedly used a racial slur in a group email ...


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Syracuse University suspends fraternity activities

... of a Syracuse University fraternity, allegedly accosted an African American female student on campus Saturday night with "a verbal racial epithet.".


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What South Africa's top cricketers have to say about quotas

Racial quotas in South African sport have been an emotive debate for the .... And gangsterism, HIV/AIDS, widespread rape and murder, and unsafe ...


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