The study reveals a consistently biased and negative depiction of sex workers by news media in Nigeria.
Social psychology researchers found that people commonly exaggerate the presence of certain groups – including ethnic and sexual minorities – because they perceive them as ideologically threatening.
Our report provides a snapshot of a changing Australia and highlight areas that undermine our unity, well-being, and opportunity to have a ‘fair go’.
The insistence on preserving the team name – along with fan traditions like the ‘tomahawk chop’ – is even more glaring given the city’s links to the civil rights movement.
Linguicism sees people penalised for speaking in non-standard forms of English.
Latest figures show antisemitism in the UK is on the rise, with new expressions of anti-Jewish hatred merely reviving older ones.
A new book argues that bias is at the root of many social divisions and inequalities, but remains optimistic about our capacity to change.
Romani children across Europe are overrepresented in institutional care. Research shows widely held prejudical views and structural inequality is to blame.
Myths related to Jewish conspiracies to control the world have long circulated in the US and continue to fuel hatred.
There’s plenty to critique about sorority culture. But going after Southern accents is punching down.
Nigeria should stop showing contempt for history as a subject, profession or topic of discussion.
If teachers don’t accept the challenge of proactively educating children about racist language, young people may not understand its hurtful impact. And they may take this ignorance into adulthood.
Taxi drivers and Uber drivers perform the same work, but Uber’s categorization as a tech company has contributed to the historical stigma against taxi drivers.
To remove the burden of responsibility, everyone must take over some of the work that diverse communities have been doing to combat prejudice and fear for decades.
Coping with racial stereotypes that permeate STEM culture is like having another full-time job, argues a researcher who studies racism in these fields.
Radio and television were found to be potentially highly influential in promoting positive public attitudes towards immigrants.
Using a common tool for measuring subconscious stereotypes, a scholar assessed how bias against dark skin can influence an inclination to support a charity serving people in low-income countries.
All too often the medical community ‘fat-shames’ patients trying to lose weight, when in fact obesity and overweight are complicated medical issues.
These new findings could help explain why Black students are more likely to be suspended, expelled or otherwise disciplined than other children.
A leading sociologist explains how different dimensions of humanity produce different kinds of inequality - and what that does to the least equal in society.