Tag: Social Issues

Muslim Teen Asks Dad If She Could Remove Her Hijab, And His Response Is Brilliant
19 Apr

Muslim Teen Asks Dad If She Could Remove Her Hijab, And His Response Is Brilliant

Homepage featured Parenting Social Issues #parenting best dad ever 19th of April 2017

17-year-old Lamyaa from Pennsylvania was recently engaged in a group chat with friends. When everybody started discussing Donald Trump, Lamyaa, who is an Arab Muslim Woman, contributed to the discussion with her own strong views about the president. Realizing that she was a Muslim, a mutual friend in the group chat, whom she didn't know, responded to her comments in the only way that idiots know how.

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I Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia At The Age Of 17, So I Started Drawing My Hallucinations To Cope With It
19 Apr

I Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia At The Age Of 17, So I Started Drawing My Hallucinations To Cope With It

Art Homepage featured Social Issues AwkwardApostrophe hallucinating 19th of April 2017

I have always been an 'artist', I just didn't realize what that meant until my mental illness appeared. I despise the term 'mentally ill'; it implies that who I am as a person is fundamentally corrupted and broken. Unfortunately, as soon as I tell people what I struggle with, I feel like that's all they see me as.

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Jogger’s Fight With Sex Attacker Gets Recorded On Fitness Tracker; Attacker’s Face Looks Worse Than Victim’s
14 Mar

Jogger’s Fight With Sex Attacker Gets Recorded On Fitness Tracker; Attacker’s Face Looks Worse Than Victim’s

Homepage featured Other Social Issues fitness tracker gps fitness tracker 14th of March 2017

Seattle jogger Kelly Herron was having an ordinary run through Golden Gardens Park last week when she was attacked in a public washroom, a nightmare that most only ever imagine. After a terrifying struggle, she fended off the attacker, and the GPS trail her fitness tracker recorded shows the true extent of her ordeal.

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This Man Did A Sexism Experiment With A Female Co-Worker, And Was Completely Surprised By The Results
12 Mar

This Man Did A Sexism Experiment With A Female Co-Worker, And Was Completely Surprised By The Results

Homepage featured Social Issues discrimination discrimination at work experiment 12th of March 2017

Some may say that sexism at work doesn't exist or it's exaggerated, but this man just experienced what it's like to walk in a woman's shoes. Martin R. Schneider, a writer and editor at Front Row Central, accidentally sent emails to a client under his female co-worker's name, and was completely surprised by the results.

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Bride’s Dad Refuses To Walk Her Down The Aisle At Her Same-Sex Wedding, So Her Boss Walks Her Instead
08 Mar

Bride’s Dad Refuses To Walk Her Down The Aisle At Her Same-Sex Wedding, So Her Boss Walks Her Instead

Good News Homepage featured Social Issues CEO walks employee down the aisle gay marriage 8th of March 2017

When Jennifer, a Taiwanese HSBC employee, decided to marry her girlfriend, her homophobic parents refused to attend the wedding and cut off contact with her. Though she feared disapproval at work, her boss responded kindly - by walking her down the aisle instead of her father.

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10+ Badass Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today
08 Mar

10+ Badass Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today

History Homepage featured Social Issues 19th amendment august 26 8th of March 2017

March 8 is International Women's Day (US has its equivalent on the 26th of August) which celebrates the struggle for women's rights. Throughout history, many strong women had to rise against the odds and fight for their dreams and passions, equality and solidarity among men. Their bravery contributed to shaping today's world, and has to be remembered.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics
14 Feb

Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics

Homepage featured Other Social Issues 2016 summer olympics Brazil 14th of February 2017

Summer is over for Brazil's 'marvelous city'. In a series of eerie and depressing new photos released last week, the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro are seen filthy and deserted just 6 months after the end of the games, including the legendary Maracana Stadium. In a city that hoped desperately to be lifted out of poverty and debt by making back the money they spent, these are the ruins of a shattered dream.

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