For many Muslim women, wearing the headscarf is an act of piety and a way of being. Forcing them to remove it can have devastating consequences.
The growing incidence of racism on social media in South Africa suggests that there are consequences. Whether there ought to be criminal sanctions remains an ongoing debate.
Incitement to hatred law in England and Wales currently protects many identities, but not disability.
Millions of women felt insulted by Donald Trump's language toward women. Others overlooked it, seeing the female candidate as flawed. Here's why this might suggest a growing health crisis for women.
Two researchers were subjected to harrassment and initmidation when they wore Islamic dress in public.
States do not record the structural violence of racism as part of crime statistics. But this invisible violence has driven some people to self-harm. It has also masked forms of suicide.
The death of Polish resident Arkadiusz Jóźwik has raised tensions in Harlow.
Prevention and education are key to tackling hate crime in Britain.
Times are changing ... but far too slowly.
Aggression against sexual minorities is rooted in society-level stigmas that devalue LGBT individuals.
Was this a crime about hate or political ideology? Extremist experts use data to explain what type of crime took place in Florida, and why it matters.
The massacre at an Orlando gay club is a savage reminder that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people still face harsh prejudice in America and lack full equal protections under the law.
Articles from our archive that offer a variety of insights into the Florida shooting.
It has taken the killing of 50 innocent people at an LGBT club to bring home how much homophobia is embedded in Western societies.
A new study finds Muslim women in the UK live in an atmosphere of prejudice.
Reports of an inquiry into allegations that police tried to shield the killers suggest the murder has yet to be fully investigated.
Symbols matter – and there's no stronger symbol than a flag in a post-conflict society.
Hate violence is as diverse and widespread as ever – and its effects are legion.
While the Charleston shooting is unusually horrifying, many of the themes of this tragedy are symptomatic of the nature of hate violence in our country
Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act may have been “clarified” but there are concerns it could have a chilling effect on campus attitudes toward LGBTQ students and faculty across the state.