Bisexuals get less health benefit from education

Typically, more education means better health, but new research finds that link doesn't apply for bisexual adults.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Oct. 15, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: education anxiety discrimination health-and-medicine lgbtq

Black officers face discipline more often than white police

Black police officers face disciplinary measures for misconduct more often than white officers, even with the same number of allegations made against them.

George Vlahakis-Indiana • futurity
Oct. 13, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination society-and-culture police-officers race-and-ethnicity

Nobel Prizes have a diversity problem even worse than the scientific fields they honor

With 3% of science Nobels going to women and zero going to Black people, these awards are an extreme example of how certain demographics are underrepresented in STEM fields.

Marc Zimmer, Professor of Chemistry, Connecticut College • conversation
Sept. 29, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: women-in-stem nobel-prize women-in-science discrimination stereotypes stem-careers innovation-and-invention nobel-laureates imposter-syndrome underrepresented-students role-models leaky-stem-pipeline stem-role-models science-role-models racist-stereotypes

US Muslims are more likely to face bias than Christians

In an experiment focused on public schools, researchers found religious discrimination against Muslims and atheists was more likely than against Christians.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
Sept. 28, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: religion bias discrimination united-states society-and-culture

Bias leads to young gay men missing key health care

Gay men may miss screening and basic health care due to discrimination or a lack of knowledge on the part of providers, a new study shows.

Michelle Edelstein-Rutgers • futurity
Aug. 21, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination physicians health-and-medicine lgbtq

Ride-share drivers still show bias against customers

Racial and LGBT bias persists among ride-share drivers, primarily after they see a rider's photo. Is it time for policymakers to intervene?

George Vlahakis-Indiana • futurity
July 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: bias discrimination transportation society-and-culture lgbtq race-and-ethnicity sharing-economy

Black men face high discrimination and depression, even as their education and incomes rise

The issues facing Black Americans are not confined to only racial discrimination. Gender plays a part too.

T.J. Curry, Professor of Philosophy, Personal Chair of Africana Philosophy & Black Male Studies, University of Edinburgh • conversation
July 21, 2020 ~9 min

Tags:  education  depression  anxiety  gender  discrimination  police  black-men  black-women  stop-and-frisk

Why the Supreme Court ruling on sex is ‘one for the history books’

"This is an historic ruling, up there with some of the other SCOTUS decisions like Brown, Griggs v. Duke Power..."

Stanford • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination jobs united-states supreme-court featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq courts

Why the Supreme Court ruling on sex is ‘one for the history books’

"This is an historic ruling, up there with some of the other SCOTUS decisions like Brown, Griggs v. Duke Power..."

Stanford • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: discrimination jobs united-states supreme-court featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq courts

The word ‘bigot’ is back. Here’s why it’s so powerful

A law professor and author of a new book on bigotry discusses key cases now in front of the US Supreme Court that could redefine who bigots really are.

Jessica Colarossi-Boston University • futurity
June 2, 2020 ~12 min

Tags: history gender bias discrimination racism featured society-and-culture laws lgbtq

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