Earlier this month, Bishop McDevitt High School earned an “A” in gender policing when school officials demanded that their female students wear dresses to prom. Consequently, when student Aniya Wolf showed up in a tuxedo, she was forbidden entry. On May 21 she attended another school’s prom instead — and she rocked…
Last week Aniya Wolf was forcibly removed from her school’s prom because she was attired in a tuxedo rather than a gown. But while officials at Bishop McDevitt High School congratulate themselves on their crusade for gender conformity, Wolf will be enjoying an appearance on It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
An unidentified American woman was forced from a public women’s restroom because she could not convince police that she is female.
On Thursday, April 21, 16-year-old trans high school student James Van Kuilenburg was forced to vacate a Ted Cruz campaign rally in Frederick, Maryland.
On September 16, 2015, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school because, according to his school principal, the device looked like a bomb. As of Friday, December 4, the Department of Justice has begun investigating whether the teenager’s civil rights were violated.
Lots of people don’t like to admit they have a type. Maybe they think it makes them seem predictable or shallow. They would be right, but the good news is that science has proven we are all predictable and shallow.
Two teenage white girls from Texas thought it would be a good idea to record themselves rapping a song that contained racist lyrics promoting violence against blacks, Latinos and Asians. The song starts off with one girl spewing the N-word, followed by “I want to kill them now, I want to hang them from a tree.” The…
Having failed to dislodge Ellen DeGeneres from her gig as JCPenney's pitchwoman, the hyperbolic organization known as One Million Moms has trained its wagging fingers on Urban Outfitters, whose latest catalogue features two women awkwardly kissing on only the second page. The Moms, predictably are outraged that the…
A bitchy white woman belittling her black maid. A Latino man being tied up and called racial slurs. A black woman being offered for sale at a slave auction. All of these are awful in reality, but for people who are into race-play — or racialized sexual situations — they can be extremely hot. I talked to two people…
For so long, we've thought that racism was a product of our culture and of ignorance. We assumed it would take decades, or even centuries, more of hard work and education to undo. But silly us, maybe all we really need to do is take a pill. Seriously?
You've always had an inkling that this might be true, and now here comes Science to validate your gut: children with low IQs tend to grow up to be prejudiced adults who often adopt socially conservative ideologies. The "liberal elite" is not in your imagination, friends. Fox News viewers really are that dumb!
Have you ever wanted a kid to be quiet and stop drawing on the drywall with their own poop? Well, according to one psychologist, you need to knock that off this instant, because your prejudice against children— or "childism"— is ruining everything.
Many shelter workers say black dogs and cats are harder to find homes for. Possible reasons: superstition against black cats, the fact that black animals can be difficult to photograph, and negative portrayals of black animals in pop culture. Says Mike Arms, president of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, "If you think…
You know all that stuff you hear about America being a melting pot where people of all ethnicities and faiths can come together over their shared love of freedom and eating hot dogs on the Fourth of July? Well, apparently someone wasn't sure that applied to Muslim Americans too, so they decided to conduct a survey.…
John Galliano is only the latest celebrity to enter rehab after making bigoted comments. It's almost the expected move at this point — but prejudice isn't something you can twelve-step your way out of.
Microaggressions offers a place for people to record their daily experiences with prejudice. Sample quote: "So there were were, spending Thanksgiving with a real Native American — how fun is that!"
If there is an upside to the "provocative" "opinion piece" that was Maura Kelly's exercise in fat-shame, it's the amazing writing it's generated. Here, just a few of the awesome responses.
We've all been there — a friend drops a comment that leaves us seething, but rather than say anything, we just let the resentment rankle. No longer! Here's how to speak up when someone's out of line.