Category Combating Bigotry & Hate

Anne Frank’s Final Entry, and What She Taught the World

Anne Frank’s Final Entry, and What She Taught the World

Seventy-seven years ago today, one of the most influential and widely-read writers of all time was silenced—not by death...

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Inclusion Can Also Be Contagious—New Law Offers Hope to Hate Crime Victims

Inclusion Can Also Be Contagious—New Law Offers Hope to Hate Crime Victims

Behind the impersonal statistics are tragic stories of businesses being vandalized, people being denigrated, assaulted, and...

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“To Kill A Mockingbird” Marks Anniversary

“To Kill A Mockingbird” Marks Anniversary

In a way no scholarly treatise or forensic statistical analysis ever could, the book opened the eyes of its audience, particularly...

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The “Mammoth” Misogyny of David Futrelle

The “Mammoth” Misogyny of David Futrelle

Futrelle’s penned prejudices, moreover, need a rewrite. They are wishy-washy and inconsistently doled out. In a 2013 piece...

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For the Future’s Sake—Let’s Work Together

For the Future’s Sake—Let’s Work Together

My family fled anti-Semitism in the Ukraine about 100 years ago. Jews coming to America at that time were often fleeing the...

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It’s Official: Roger Friedman Is a “Hardcore” Bigot

It’s Official: Roger Friedman Is a “Hardcore” Bigot

Roger Friedman, a citizen responsible for the blog Showbiz411, has officially removed his mask and uncovered himself as an...

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This UN Day In Support of Victims of Torture, Let’s Imagine a World Without It

This UN Day In Support of Victims of Torture, Let’s Imagine a World Without It

True torture in all its forms, certainly far worse than anything I’ve ever experienced, is designed specifically to do damage...

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Why the Chicken Crossed the Road: A Fable About Hate & Redemption

Why the Chicken Crossed the Road: A Fable About Hate & Redemption

Investigations were done. Most were biased and simply reinforced the rumors. A very few were honest attempts to understand...

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Why I Admired Kohler Before I Learned They Pay for Hate

Why I Admired Kohler Before I Learned They Pay for Hate

While fellow advertisers acknowledged our concerns and have chosen to reach their audience by supporting more responsible...

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I Used to Promote Skechers. Now I’m Calling Out Their Support of Hate Instead.

I Used to Promote Skechers. Now I’m Calling Out Their Support of Hate Instead.

Imagine what a slap in the face it was to see that Skechers has been financing hate against my religion.

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One Century Later, What the Tulsa Massacre Can Tell Us About Today

One Century Later, What the Tulsa Massacre Can Tell Us About Today

As we confront a 10-year high in hate crimes, the 1921 destruction of a vibrant and prosperous Black neighborhood in Tulsa,...

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On Hollis Jane Andrews’ Anti-Scientology Discrimination

On Hollis Jane Andrews’ Anti-Scientology Discrimination

It never ceases to amaze me that some grown adults starve so much for attention that they stoop to grade-school-level gossip...

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Why Hate Is Hate: One Woman’s 15 Minutes of Fame

Why Hate Is Hate: One Woman’s 15 Minutes of Fame

At this point, I know I shouldn’t be surprised. But every time it happens, I am. Someone degrades my religion for clickbait.

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Why Bigoted A360 Media Tabloids Should Meet Their End, and Soon

Why Bigoted A360 Media Tabloids Should Meet Their End, and Soon

Regardless of the form, such scandalmongers pander to some of the baser human traits, the thirst for gossip, rumor and bad...

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CounterPunch Deals the Gateway Drug to Bigotry

CounterPunch Deals the Gateway Drug to Bigotry

Reducing hundreds of thousands of sincere individuals to a sneering allusion at the end of a snide put-down is not journalism,...

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Jeffrey Augustine: Anatomy of an Internet Bigot

Jeffrey Augustine: Anatomy of an Internet Bigot

Just as criminologists have developed profiles of common traits for individuals like serial killers, mass murderers, terrorists,...

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Why Anti-Asian Hate Has No Place in Our Society

Why Anti-Asian Hate Has No Place in Our Society

Targeting people, especially strangers at random, to be punished simply because of how they look or where they come from is...

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Christianity Is Not Responsible for the Acts of One Insane Man

Christianity Is Not Responsible for the Acts of One Insane Man

It’s human nature to want to understand things. Our relentless curiosity is what drives us forward as individuals and as...

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I’m a Scientologist. I’m a humanitarian. The bigotry has got to stop.

I’m a Scientologist. I’m a humanitarian. The bigotry has got to stop.

I remember when I first became aware many years ago that there was a Wikipedia entry about me. It seemed, back in the burgeoning...

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Salon’s Nicole Karlis Glamorizes Violent, Abusive Practice, Victimizing Minorities

Salon’s Nicole Karlis Glamorizes Violent, Abusive Practice, Victimizing Minorities

If you disagree with someone’s political, philosophical or religious beliefs, according to Karlis and her sources, you have...

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