Tag: Hate

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Ricky Martin Protests Puerto Rico’s Governor: #RickyRenuncia

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló (D) has thousands of people all over the world protesting him after leaked messages between Rosselló and administration officials showed Rosselló using the word “faggot” repeatedly to refer to political rivals. Officials also referred to rivals as with other derogatory terms and implied that they were…

Woman to Mom of Disabled Child: 'I Hope You Get Sterilized'

As it is tradition for most American families, Natalie Weaver shared a Christmas photo of her family on Facebook. The photo included her 10-year-old daughter, Sophia, who has Rett syndrome, a neurological disorder, which causes facial, hand and feet deformities. Weaver is a well-known advocate for children with disabilities. She…

'Impeach,' Former State Department Worker Codes in Resignation Letter

A former State Department employee’s resignation letter went viral due to its hidden message calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. Dr. Daniel Kammen posted his letter, dated Aug. 23, on Twitter. He confirmed in an email to DiversityInc that spelling “impeach” was indeed intentional. Mr. President, I am resigning as…

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released a report on Friday revealing that it has collected 701 incidents of hate in the week directly following the election, from November 9 to November 16. Also on Friday, the FBI released its annual hate crimes report, revealing that 5,818 single-bias incidents occurred…

College Campuses Erupt in Hate Incidents

Following the election of Donald Trump on November 9, incidents of “hateful intimidation and harassment” have occurred in record numbers, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). As of November 14 the group has collected 437 reports just since the election. “Since Donald Trump won the election we’ve seen…

Pu**y Grabs Back: New Sexual Assault Claims Against Trump

The New York Times on Wednesday published a report in which two women said Trump touched them inappropriately without their consent — despite Trump’s insistence during last Sunday’s second presidential debate that he had never engaged in the behavior he bragged about engaging in. According to the Times, Jessica Leeds…