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Kiddle: a search engine which endangers children
Blocking LGBT searches and a load of searches that children seeking help might use — including support helplines.
WTF  fail  children  Internet  censorship  parenting  Another-Angry-Woman-blog  discrimination  homophobia 
march 2016 by FearMeForIAmPink
Profound Decisions - Equality And Diversity
Doing it right. The games are created settings, so they can be gender neutral.
equality  LARP  Awesome  Gaming  Empire-LARP  discrimination 
september 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
InvisAbility Girl — On Passing as Disabled
Well written post explaining what it's like to have an invisible disability, when the world judges you on just what it can see. As someone who has both dyspraxia (clumsiness, disorganisation, other stuff), and hypermobility syndrome (double jointed to the point it's a painful problem), I very much agree with this.
disability  discrimination  image  invisible-disabilities 
april 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
Definition - Robot Hugs
On why 'Well the dictionary says I'm right!' isn't a good argument.
Interesting  robot-hugs  webcomics  culture  language  discrimination 
november 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
A comic about Seagulls.
#NotAllSeagulls and/or 'Actually, it's about French Fries'
discrimination  webcomics  sexism 
october 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
All-male interview panels scrapped as Whitehall’s ‘macho culture' is tackled
'The long-standing gender imbalance at the top of the civil service that has proved remarkably resistant to change'
Interesting  politics  UK  Westminster  discrimination  sexism  Civil-Service  government  jobs 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
There IS a “B” in There, You Know. I’m More Than “an Ally.” | the inadvertent feminist
Bisexuality, it's not just a phase. Contains descriptions of a lot of homophobic and biphobic bullying and abuse this person received.
LGBT  sexuality  discrimination  people-suck  abuse  bullying  trigger-warning 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Hate crimes against disabled people soar to a record level - Crime - UK - The Independent
'Last year the Glasgow Media Trust found the public believed between 50 and 70 per cent of those on disability benefits were fraudulent. The actual number is likely to be between 1 and 2 per cent.'
crime  disability  discrimination  hate-crime  benefits  image 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Damian Lewis and the case of the missing redheads | Art and design | The Guardian
'Thomas Knights wants you to think about action heroes... And then he wants you to ask yourself this: how come those men are never ginger?'
interesting  hair  ginger  discrimination  culture  UK  photography  art 
december 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Minneapolis professor Shannon Gibney: Reprimanded for talking about racism.
'The American myth of rugged individualism is alive and well. We love to believe that nothing determines our life’s chances but our capacity to dream and work hard, despite reams of evidence to the contrary.'
education  academia  university  people-suck  racism  discrimination  marketisation 
december 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Glass Ceiling Illustrated in one 'Meet the Staff' page
Funnily enough, that page has now disappeared from the company's website.
amusing  gender  sexism  discrimination  employment 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Swedish cinemas take aim at gender bias with Bechdel test rating | World news | theguardian.com
As has been said before, the Bechdel test is not an absolute; you can fail and be a pro-feminist film, or pass and be very misogynistic. It's more what it says about the proportion of films that fail it.
Bechdel-test  sexism  sweden  discrimination  movies  gender  interesting  culture 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Skip Ender's Game
Do not let your box-office dollars fuel his anti-gay agenda.
discrimination  cinema  scifi  literature  LGBT 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Under-25s would not be able to claim benefits under all-Conservative government, David Cameron says - Telegraph
What's that, you have a bad relationship with your parents, a need to live somewhere else, or they're just not able to support you? Well, fuck you then, says the Tories.
politics  Conservative-party  discrimination  ageism  money  economy  westminster  UK  benefits  wtf 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
www.themediablog.co.uk
Spare a thought for academic Dr Jude Roberts who admitted on Newsnight on Wednesday night that she uses porn. A minute or so later the caption writers at the BBC had made the necessary changes to her billing and stripped her of her PhD.
BBC  sex  posttofacebook  discrimination  porn  news  interesting  wtf  academia  culture 
august 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
A scientist's view: equality, feminism and men's rights | Andrew Holding | Science | guardian.co.uk
Yes, equality is important. Yes, there are issue that men face. But no, the 'men's rights' issues are not at the same level as the systemic and cultural disadvantage women face.
sexism  comment-is-free  posttofacebook  discrimination  equality  image  comment-on-comment  feminism  interesting  fairness  comment  culture 
july 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Russia Says It Will Arrest Openly Gay Tourists | Travel and Escape
'Putin claims the law doesn’t discriminate against LGBT people, but rather—in an argument riddled with faulty logic—is there to “protect children from pedophilia.”'
law  posttofacebook  discrimination  people-suck  bigotry  Russia  wtf  LGBT  what-the-everliving-fuck 
july 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Conservative MPs launch attempt to bring back death penalty, privatise the BBC and ban burka - Telegraph
'also include legislation to scrap wind farm subsidies, end the ringfence for foreign aid spending and rename the late August Bank Holiday “Margaret Thatcher Day”.'
politics  Conservative-party  discrimination  posttofacebook  westminster  UK  wtf  via-Andrew-Ducker 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Russian lawmakers pass anti-gay bill in 436-0 vote
'A bill that stigmatizes gay people and bans giving children any information about homosexuality won overwhelming approval Tuesday in Russia's lower house of parliament.'
epic-fail  posttofacebook  discrimination  people-suck  Russia  LGBT 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Exxon Mobil LGBT Discrimination Complaint: A Tale Of Two Applicants
Two candidates. One is noticeably better than the others in every area. But she has LGBT activism on her CV. She doesn't get invited in, the other one does.
employment  discrimination  posttofacebook  fail  via-Doughlas-Kohler  LGBT 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ten Tips Guaranteed to Improve Your Startup Success - Anil Dash
'key tips that I've found work 100% of the time to increase your odds of startup success. Try to execute on as many of these as you can!'
not-quite-what-it-seems-to-be  discrimination  posttofacebook  interesting  fairness  business  culture 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Met officers face judge over mentally disabled case - Channel 4 News
And their response? 'It's too much hard work to take people's disabilities into account, so we shouldn't have to!'
posttofacebook  human-rights  discrimination  police  fail  people-suck  disability 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Police demand DNA samples from gay men
'Men convicted of victimless homosexual offences three decades ago are threatened with arrest if they refuse to provide samples for the national DNA database.'
wtf  law  crime  discrimination  LGBT  what-the-everliving-fuck  posttofacebook  DNA  surveilance  police 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
When the Most Personal Secrets Get Outed on Facebook - WSJ.com
'two students were casualties of a privacy loophole on Facebook—the fact that anyone can be added to a group by a friend without their approval. As a result, the two lost control over their secrets, even though both were sophisticated users who had attempted to use Facebook's privacy settings to shield some of their activities from their parents.'
posttofacebook  family  discrimination  LGBT  culture  social-media  information  Facebook  privacy 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The only bisexual in the village - Milena Popova
Bisexuals still get reactions like "Don't be stupid. You're not bisexual, you're married!" and a general issue of bisexuality being invisible.
comment  discrimination  sex  LGBT 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Richard Hanna, GOP Congressman, Tells Women To Give Their Money To Democrats
They're trying to remake the Equal Rights Amendment, which Congress passed in 1972 but has not yet been ratified by the necessary 38 states, which simply says that equality under the law "shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex."
fairness  equality  Republicans  USA  discrimination  sexism  women  politics  feminism 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Law Will Allow Employers to Fire Women for Using Whore Pills
'[giving] employers the power to request that women being prescribed birth control pills provide proof that they're using it for non-sexual reasons.'
Jezebel  medicine  health  law  USA  discrimination  choice  pregnancy  sex  posttofacebook  fail  wtf 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
'Anti-gay' book puts Gove at centre of faith school teaching row
It's telling that he's not denying that it's discriminatory, he's saying "Sure it is. And I don't have to do anything about it."
politics  UK  education  LGBT  discrimination  people-suck  news 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Supermarket magazines - fuck you gender binary
'Men's lifestyle' versus 'Women's home interest' — rather sexist division of magazines
posttofacebook  culture  image  people-suck  discrimination  bias  gender  sexism  interesting 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The New Muslim suffragettes of the United Kingdom
An increasing number of Muslim women activists are receiving death threats, fatwas and even hate-mail from extremist male and female Muslims. Their crime: Rescuing fellow Muslim women from violent and life threatening situations.
posttofacebook  fear  abuse  violence  Islam  religion  freedom  sexism  discrimination  news 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Day MLK Died - Photo Gallery - LIFE
LIFE photographer … had unfettered access to the hotel grounds, Dr. King's room, and the surrounding area.
discrimination  racism  posttofacebook  death  history  photography  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Pope calls gay marriage a threat
Specifically "one of several threats to the traditional family that undermined "the future of humanity itself."
LGBT  I-think-a-song-by-Time-Minchin-is-appropriate-here  The-Pope  Catholicisim  discrimination  religion  wtf 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Babes of the BNP | VICE
The stupid, it burns. Particularly "I wouldn't mind them if they actually worked and didn't take all of our jobs" That's an impressive self-contradiction to fit into a single sentence. Some of the pictures may be mildly NSFW.
semi-nsfw  posttofacebook  interview  stupidity  women  politics  BNP  discrimination  racism  wtf 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
It's Time for a Lady Hero In Grand Theft Auto
A female hero in GTA could be good, but how would it be handled, how would they make it feel authentic?
interesting  gender  posttofacebook  gaming  computer-games  discrimination  crime  culture  image  kotaku 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Hillary Clinton declares 'gay rights are human rights'
'The US has publicly declared it will fight discrimination against gays and lesbians abroad by using foreign aid and diplomacy to encourage reform.'
LGBT  human-rights  fairness  discrimination  USA  international-affairs 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
5 Old-Timey Prejudices That Still Show Up in Every Movie | Cracked.com
'…certain weird movie stereotypes refuse to die, but there are larger, sadder trends that seem like they'll never go away.'
film  racism  discrimination  sexism  image  interesting  people-suck  via-Andrew-Ducker 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Telegraph hires virulent homophobe as columnist | Liberal Conspiracy
'The Reverend Peter Mullins has just made his debut on the Telegraph website as a regular columnist'. He's previously made blog posts 'demanding gay men should be forced to have “sodomy” warnings tattooed on their bodies.'
homophobia  LGBT  media  uk  journalism  discrimination  people-suck 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Two fingers to you, my lord | Total Politics
'Baroness Trumpington uses an eloquent gesture to show just what she thinks of colleagues making reference to her age'
amusing  politics  discrimination  age  interesting  House-of-Lords 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Dirty Naughty Nasty Filthy - Adventurotica
'We want a society where people can fuck who and how they want without judgment or fear of social/legal repercussions, right?Only - where does that leave us?  If there is nothing taboo, then what about the fun of doing taboo things?'

Page in question has nothing harsher than swearwords. Rest of the site is presumably more NSFW.
sex  culture  interesting  image  discrimination 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Walk this way! Yiddish sign orders women to move over • The Brooklyn Paper
'Why did the Orthodox Jewish woman cross the road? Because a Yiddish sign ordered her. A bold new religious decree was bolted to street trees this week that orders women to move to the side when a man is walking towards her on the sidewalk.'
wtf  people-suck  religion  discrimination  Judaism 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Colombian clans who speak no Spanish mocked with joke names on ID cards | World news | The Guardian
'Backlash against officials from members of Wayúu people labelled as Tooth Puller, Big Head, Gorilla and Marilyn Monroe'
interesting  weird  Columbia  image  discrimination 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Escapist : Extra Punctuation: Roleplaying Homosexual in Dragon Age 2
'It was with some interest that I read that there were people complaining about there being too many gay people in Dragon Age 2, no doubt preceding their words with the phrase "I'm not homophobic, but."'
gaming  computer-games  interesting  LGBT  discrimination  geeky 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Zimbabwe's PM Morgan Tsvangirai in gay rights U-turn
'Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has reversed his position on gay rights, saying he now wants them enshrined in a new constitution.'
LGBT  Zimbabwe  discrimination  Africa  news  politics 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
British embassies banned from flying the rainbow flag - UK Politics, UK - The Independent
'British embassies were banned from flying the international "gay flag" around the world after ambassadors sparked furious protests by displaying the emblem at their buildings.'
LGBT  uk  culture  discrimination  politics 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Women Should 'Be a Whore in the Bedroom,' Says GOP Candidate
'New Jersey state senate candidate Phil Mitsch knows just what America needs to get his awful state back on track: tax reductions, something called "mandatory mortgage loan modifications on at risk residential properties," and a more pronounced Madonna-whore complex.'
wtf  people-suck  discrimination  sex  USA  Republicans  news  politics  culture 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Gender testing in sport: A case for treatment?
'With the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games under way, leading sporting bodies continue to be embroiled in one of sport's biggest controversies - the gender verification testing of female athletes.'
sport  interesting  news  gender  sex  biology  science  discrimination 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - BNP facing accusations of fraud
'The British National Party is under investigation by the European Union and the Metropolitan Police for alleged fraud and breaches of electoral law.'
interesting  crime  politics  lies  discrimination 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
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