Dismantling racism in universities
Academic institutions and the research community play a role in perpetrating and maintaining institutional and systemic racism.
Drug enforcement and the racial divide
Racism shapes the war on drugs, and we can't make black lives truly matter without major law reforms.
To protect, or provoke?
Until we tackle the perception that some minority groups are a threat to society, they'll continue to be subjected to intensive over-policing, leading to a fear of those serving to protect.
Racism and police militarisation
When police adopt a military philosophy, the community is divided into those to be protected, and those seen as a threat – and that's most often defined along racial lines.
Where sex and racism collide
Grindr is deleting its "ethnicity filter" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, but although digital apps are spaces for connection, online dating platforms often provide a safe space for racist attitudes.
Owning our confronting past
At this time, we need to accept that a powerful healing influence can only be launched when a society knows and acknowledges all episodes of its history.
Black lives matter in Australia, too
Rhetoric and hypocrisy can still be seen everywhere in the reconciliation space, and while protests are occurring across Australia in response to the #blacklivesmatter crisis in the US, we shouldn't ignore our own history.
Fair go? Not so
A new survey of 6000 Australians reveals that more than a quarter of respondents experience some form of discrimination at least weekly.
Call for more anti-discrimination muscle
Private mediation has been a roadblock to advances in anti-discrimination law in Victoria. Could a new corporate watchdog be the answer?
Why discrimination makes us sick
When sexual minorities live in regions of high stigma, not only is their heath affected, but so too is their healthcare use, according to a new study.
Falling through the gap
A genuine partnership needs to be established between the government and Aboriginal people to get Closing the Gap targets back on track.