An expert on preferential voting rates the Australian voting system on 4 key measures.
Conversations around race and disability often get left out of schools.
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Students with disabilities do better when they remain in general education classes, but systemic bias often leads them to be placed in separate classrooms, a special education researcher writes.
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The Russian embassy in Vilnius now sits on Ukrainian Heroes’ Street (Ukrainos Didvyrių g.), a direct response to the war.
Does this lack of representation matter to board gamers?
The board gaming industry needs to be more inclusive if it wants to continue its market growth and expand.
In 2017, Diébédo Francis Kéré was commissioned to build the 17th annual Serpentine Pavillion, in London.
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The west African master has been awarded for his lifelong focus on grassroots architecture and empowering local communities.
Because bias is learned from a very early age, reading and learning about diverse experiences cannot start too soon. Here are five Australian picture books that centre on queer stories.
We need shows that feature women’s complex lived experiences instead of those that bend to the whims of the male-driven entertainment industry.
What can we take away from this epic fail of a reboot as a society that continues to undervalue women and shun open discussions of age, class, race and sex?
No longer depicted as at a journey’s end, older women are living more out loud than ever in TV
The new season of The Bachelorette Australia is making some historic firsts in the franchise when it comes to on-screen bisexual representation.
Structural racism in media is deeply embedded, and resolving it will require frank discussions.
Existing racism and implicit bias in Canadian media downplayed the terrorist attack by a white accused while exaggerating and staying silent on the reasons behind a hit-and-run by Muslim teens.
Actor Michael Sheen.
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Research has found that the arts industries are lacking working-class representation and that the barriers to entry start early in life
A substantial shift in media commitment to highlighting Indigenous voices and perspectives is required to challenge the negative patterns of deficit-based reporting.
Although media outlets are including Indigenous voices in their reporting, some continue to exclude Indigenous authors, perspectives, and cultural contexts.
It is not just Joyce’s past behaviour that is a problem - it is the chronic under-representation of women in parliament. And this may come back to bite the Coalition.
This year’s 93rd Academy Awards are celebrating Asian women from Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) to Christina Oh (Minari) and Yuh-jung Youn (Minari).
Relying on familiar stereotypes and images can make us miss this critical opportunity to reshape the ways in which Asian women are viewed as individuals and artists.
China’s Zhang Weili, on the right, has helped grow the popularity of the UFC in her native country.
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The UFC is eager to advertise its promotion of female fighters – while also paying them less and stoking a climate of fear to discourage unionization.
The principles of diversity, equity and inclusivity are important, and taking action so that Canadian politics are not dominated by one segment of society is necessary to democratize our institutions.
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If we are to transform the culture of Canadian political institutions, we must take immediate, deliberate and intentional action by engaging more women, BIPOC and marginalized people.
Alexander Hamilton publicly opposed slavery, but research reveals he was also complicit in it.
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Even Colonial-era abolitionists like Alexander Hamilton enjoyed centuries of generational wealth built from slavery.
Pelagos is one of the first trans characters in World of Warcraft.
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It’s not proper representation if you have to go hunting for it or if players can choose to leave it out of their gameplay.
Portrait of Betty and Willis Coles by William Bullard from about 1902.
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The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.
Joe Biden has cast his campaign to “restore the soul of America” as an antidote to the turmoil of the Trump presidency.
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Joe Biden has said he wants to create a cabinet that “looks like America.” But getting racialized people into powerful positions should be a means to tackle structural inequalities, not a goal in and of itself.