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Black Harassment Went Viral In 2018. Here's What It's Like To Be The Story's Main Character.
In October, police were called on Corey Lewis as he was babysitting two white kids. He’s trying to turn that trauma into good.
All-Male Cheerleading Squad Redefines Masculinity
This all-male cheerleading squad is challenging gender norms.
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Here's How 'Murphy Brown' Broke Free From Gay Stereotypes In 1992
Curtis M. Wong
One episode was surprisingly forward-thinking about LGBTQ sexuality, Matt Baume finds.
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The Subtle Way Dating Apps Reinforce Our Racial Biases
A new study out of Cornell University suggests that dating app algorithms don't do us any favors as far as sexual racism goes.
Donna Brazile Slams Kanye West
After Kanye West went to the White House to meet with President Donald, political analyst Donna Brazile slammed West for repeating ‘bad stereotypes about black people.”
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‘Jungle Cruise’ Casting Of Jack Whitehall in Disney’s First Gay Role Sparks Backlash
By Sonia Elks, Reuters
LGBTQ advocates slammed the news for promoting "damaging and homophobic" stereotypes.
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CULTURE & ARTS
Americans Can’t Get Enough Of Southern Accents, Despite The Stereotypes
It's all about the drawl, y'all.
Joel Kim Booster On Finding The Comedy In Hurtful Queer Asian Male Stereotypes
"No matter what you do, you’re pathologized as a gay that’s trying to act masculine or an Asian trying to be masculine."
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HOME & LIVING
5 Ageist Stereotypes That Really Need To Go Away Already
Ageism is the last ism to go unaddressed. We want to address it.
Asian Stock Photos Are Often Stereotypical, So We Shot Our Own
In stock shots, East Asian–Americans are often peripheral characters or stereotypes like doctors and students.
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'Whitening' Dentists Now Mortified They Dressed Up As Cultural Stereotypes
People weren't smiling over this ad.
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Chelsea Clinton Calls Former Press Secretary 'Vile' For Gross Tweet About Vanessa Trump
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Jessica Chastain Sums Up The Problem With The Phrase 'Be A Man' In 1 Tweet
"The old fashioned stereotype doesn't work," the actress tweeted.
Stop Judging What You Don’t Understand
Halima Aden is only 20 years old, but she’s already on the covers of magazines as an international model. She was born in Kenya in a refugee camp, to escape the conflict in Somalia
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It's Always 420 In These Ridiculous Marijuana Stock Photos
Here are the cheesiest ones.
What It's Like To Be A Muslim Woman In Hijab Teaching In The Trump Era
, Guest Writer
My purpose is to enable students to see from perspectives different from their own. And that, unfortunately but necessarily, can be uncomfortable at times.
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Why Constance Wu Doesn't Shy Away From Roles With Asian Accents
Curtis M. Wong
"There is nothing shameful," the "Crazy Rich Asians" star said.
Pizzeria Owner Once Slammed For Blackface Now Stereotypes Mexicans
Brad Breakell insists "Billy Burrito" is just a role and therefore he's "not being racist."
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Rob Porter's Alleged Abuse Defies A Stereotype, But Fits A Pattern
, Guest Writer
Most domestic abusers don't wear "wife-beaters," they wear suits.
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People Hilariously Blast ‘Lady Doritos’ On Twitter
PepsiCo’s CEO said men enjoy licking Dorito dust off their fingers with “great glee,” but women don’t. Oh, and that women "don’t like to crunch too loudly in public."
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Constance Wu Calls Out The Fetishization Of Asians At Women's March
“I march today for Asian-American women who have been ignored, or judged or fetishized."
Why This Woman Is Crusading For A Flat Shoe Emoji
Emoji may have a chance at comfortable feet thanks to this woman’s proposal.
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Documentary Laying Out ‘The Problem With Apu’ Set To Air On TruTV
Comedian Hari Kondabolu once said Apu's voice sounds like “a white guy making fun of my father.”
Britain Banning Gender Stereotypes In Ads
Britain will set new advertising standards that address portrayals of gender stereotypes for both children and adults.
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California GOP Mayor Says Attracting Asians And ‘The Gays’ Helps Reduce Crime
The mayor of Lancaster perpetuates a few stereotypes in an interview with Vice.
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