discrimination

disability

New York City Is a Nightmare for Disabled People

The subway is a mess, and taxis and rideshares aren’t always accommodating to disabled passengers.
S.E. Smith
7.17.18
hard data

Homophobia Literally Keeps Gay and Bisexual People Awake at Night

A new study could partly explain why gay and bisexual people run a higher risk of chronic health problems.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.23.18
mental health

Discrimination Against Your Partner Affects You Too

“It can help you remember, ‘Oh, wait a minute, I’m stressed. My relationship isn’t the problem here.’”
Melissa Pandika
3.26.18
Fighting Words

We Don't Need Events Specifically for Disabled People

Having a prom for disabled people only is just as bad as 'separate but equal.'
Ariel Henley
2.28.18
Race

Vanderbilt Surgery Resident Says His Program Is Discriminating Against Him

“They didn’t even punish the guy who physically assaulted me,” Eugene Gu says.
Ankita Rao
1.18.18
LGBTQ Healthcare

Doctors Aren’t Doing Enough to Protect Trans People from HIV

Sometimes the discrimination trans people experience in a healthcare setting discourages them from ever coming back.
Sony Salzman
9.19.17
hard data

Gay People Make More Money Than Their Straight Peers

But it's a small consolation for lower job security.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.14.17
Race

The Sad Health Consequences of Segregated Neighborhoods

When people moved out of racially homogenous neighborhoods, their health improved.
Jesse Hicks
5.15.17
INSOMNIA

Sleeping Is Harder When You're Black

Even insomnia is racist, apparently.
Ryan Brown
4.5.17
Daily Buzzkill

Women Doctors Are Still Getting Screwed Over

"Showing any vulnerability is a sign of weakness."
Juli Fraga
3.17.17