Tag: Discrimination

Living as a minority: How to survive in a world catered to the majority

Society may be seeing progress in accepting every individual’s lifestyle decisions, but animosity and division between different groups of people based on simple and, almost always, unchangeable characteristics remain. Innocent people are bullied, harmed, and killed on a daily basis due to discrimination against race, religion, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and so much more. Whether… Read More

The aftermath for American Muslims after Brussels attacks

Over 30 people were killed and 200 wounded following the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium last month. The violent events shocked the people of the United States, bringing not only fear to the public, but also additional discrimination against Muslim communities.   Over 60 percent of American Muslims have faced some kind of discrimination in… Read More

Maggie Gyllenhaal ‘Too Old’?: Ageism against women in Hollywood

Maggie Gyllenhaal

As progressive as society is becoming, some issues are still left unaddressed.  Sexism, prejudice against the LGBT community, and racism have all been relevant recently, yet there exists one subject that has yet to be broached: ageism.   Perhaps no industry illustrates this underreported prejudice more than the entertainment industry. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal recently received… Read More

United Airlines flight lands early, forces autistic teen, family to leave plane

United Airlines plane taking off from the runway in front of a cloudy sky.

United Airlines has been receiving some damaging press lately following an incident involving the removal of an non-verbal autistic girl and her family from an Oregon-bound flight.   When Donna Beegle’s autistic daughter, Juliette, felt hungry aboard the aircraft, Beegle asked flight attendants for a hot meal, knowing that it would be the only thing her… Read More

Abercrombie & Fitch: Insider Reveals Corporate Discrimination

Abercrombie & Fitch has become infamous for their controversial company antics.   A former Abercrombie employee has released a personal story revealing the inner workings of the corporation. Though his expose is not particularly shocking, it does shed light on practices that were otherwise just predictions.   In his article, “I sold my body (and… Read More