Monthly Archives: January 2011

No Suprise – sexism in sport!

I was sure that my article this week was going to reflect on how Baroness Warsi, the chairman of the main party in Britain’s governing coalition, has said that anti-Muslim prejudice has “passed the dinner table test” and become socially … Continue reading

Posted in discrimination, Prejudice, race equality, Sexism, teenage sexism, Uncategorized, workplace bullying | 11 Comments

A Clash of Interest – religious beliefs against equalities

When there is a legal conflict between two people or groups, how does the law decide which way to lean? In a case yesterday, a judge found in favour of a gay couple, Martyn Hall and his civil partner Steven … Continue reading

Posted in discrimination, Equality & Diversity, gender equality, Prejudice, Sexuality equality | 10 Comments

Rain: a natural disaster and the poor suffer most!

For the past two weeks we have been inundated with pictures and words from Queensland and specifically Brisbane about the flooding there. How tragic it is for the residents who have seen their homes and belongings swept away; of course, … Continue reading

Posted in discrimination, Equality & Diversity, inequality, poverty | Tagged | 4 Comments