The importance of appearances

Two people fall on the pavement. They look different. They get different kind of reactions.

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Patrick counts down to zero

Patrick recounts his life, counting down to zero, in a family with multiple issues, including alcoholism.

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Gay adoption

Many children are waiting to find a family. Many LGBT individuals are waiting to be able to adopt …

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You don’t say …

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These are a couple of posters taken from the “you don’t say” campaign, a campaign that highlights how certain expressions we use are not right because they denigrate certain groups of people. The link to the campaign is here.

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Erasure of women in history

A video showing women in history and how they have been erased when running a simple Google search. Google has changed it’s way autocomplete works to counteract this.

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Bechdel test for women in movies

This test examines films asking the following three questions:
1. Are there more than one woman who have a name?
2. Do they talk to each other?
3. Do they talk about other things than men?
It seems that very few films pass the test!

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Caring … enough … about the poor

A guy placed an offensive sign to see whether it works …