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2014-05-08 09:49:32

Patients from minority ethnic groups in the US may be facing racist attitudes and beliefs that can unintentionally affect their treatment, a review of healthcare providers has found. The world first review explored interpersonal racism perpetrated by healthcare providers, a key driver of racial disparities in health. Interpersonal racism refers to racist interactions between individuals, rather than internalized or systemic or institutional racism. Researchers Ms Mandy Truong and Dr...

2014-02-25 23:29:50

New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm welcomes CombatHate, a new smartphone app that allows users to instantly and confidentially record and report incidents of hate crime. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A smartphone app called CombatHate was introduced by law enforcement officials and community leaders at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, California. The new CombatHate app allows users to instantly and anonymously record and...

2013-02-12 10:44:56

Negative stereotypes about boys may hinder their achievement, while assuring them that girls and boys are equally academic may help them achieve. From a very young age, children think boys are academically inferior to girls, and they believe adults think so, too. Even at these very young ages, boys' performance on an academic task is affected by messages that suggest that girls will do better than they will. Those are the conclusions of new research published in the journal Child...

Marriage Traditions And Benevolent Sexism
2013-01-17 06:29:19

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A recent study completed by scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) discovered that females and male tend to stick to traditional views of marriage proposals. The team of investigators delved into the question on personal preferences for marriage traditions and found an overwhelming number of young adults, both males and females, stated that they preferred that the man in the relationship ask for the...

2012-08-30 21:34:05

Men and women are less likely to experience negative effects to sexual violent media when watching a positive portrayal of a strong female character, even when that character is a victim of sexual violence. Christopher Ferguson, Assistant Professor at Texas A&M International University, surveyed 150 university students in a controlled environment in a recent study published in the Journal of Communication. Each participant screened a variety of TV shows that portrayed women in...

2012-04-12 11:39:20

The color of our skin or where we come does matter when it comes to how we react to a racist insult. A new study has found that African American women are more likely than Asian American women to directly rebuff racist comments, a difference that may reflect deeply rooted cultural differences. "Our work shows that racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are sources of diversity that may explain why different targets of racism behave the way they do," says Elizabeth Lee who conducted the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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