Discrimination stories, books, poems, and more

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In the 1970s, netball was a game for girls. This story was inspired by news of an attempt to put a boy off playing by enforcing the pleated skirt dress code. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 19, 2017

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Always Writing House

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Tytus Koskeine is a frail boy with distinct features who is constantly bullied for standing out. He loses hope in society and his life, until he meets the mysterious Caelestis Anghel. Caelestis heals Tytus's broken heart and teaches him how to live again in the world's fragile balance between… Read More

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Comments: 1

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The story of a girl's struggle against Discrimination/Gender Bias. Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 11, 2017

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Eden is no longer the safe haven it was thousands of years ago. After multiple millennium, the world has once again settled down. There are beginnings of a storm as a noble of the empire purchases five slaves all in one go. One of the sons of the most… Read More

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As Islamophobia is anti-Muslim racism and a continuation of Anti-Arab racism (may be like Judeophobia, Polonophobia etc.), the story describes a growing love relation with Rohingya Muslim woman and its dramatic end. Read More

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You will enter the lives of two different men, one black and the other white as they encounter the gruesome reality of being sent off to the Vietnam war. Two heart-wrenching stories that will change your perspective on war, and show you the real meaning of friendship. Read More

Reads: 253

Comments: 1

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The following piece was written after extensive research on the topic of lookism, also known as beautyism or beauty bias, which is a type of prejudice that stems from judging people based on their appearance. The key finding from my research was that this prejudice and discrimination based on looks… Read More
October 11,1955 the Airman and his wife became the parents of an alien hybrid child . Read More

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Comments: 5

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A poem about acceptance and discriminatory treatment of minorities. Read More

Reads: 270

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I'm desperate.I can't bare it anymore. I have tried every other option. This is the only way out. You would have done the same. Read More

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Comments: 2

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This is kinda a poem I guess a little bit but its something I wrote about discrimination on gays and lesbians...I've expierienced it and it sucked so I wrote this.. Read More
Our story accurately represents group polarization, conformity, and confirmation bias. Conformity is a social behavior influenced by other beliefs. Conformity is represented when Bobby gathers the kitties together to announce that they are better than Harold because they have the same fur, and Harold is different. All of the kitties… Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 04, 2015

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About different ways everyone looks at people with judgement by habit and by ignorance. Read More
Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War… Read More

Book / Other

October 30, 2014

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Bangladesh is slowly reforming as the 1971 war has just ended, but it is becoming a corrupt place for people to stay. During all this mess, Adeela is born and as she grows up she only realizes how hard it is to belong to a loving family, or succeed at… Read More
Mallorie goes to school for the first time in her life. However, her homeroom teacher verbally abuses her. When Alice finds out about this, she angrily goes to the school to beat the teacher into a coma, as she puts it. Mallorie desperately chases after Alice to try to stop… Read More

Poem / Other

August 04, 2014

Reads: 130

Shelves: 1

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Many people say that humanity is going downhill. They say that the world is changing, that people are less respectful. The have lost hope in the future. They are just tying to survive. This poem is about getting back to the roots of the USA. It is about getting back… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 04, 2014

Reads: 43

Shelves: 1

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taken from my book, "As The Marker Snaps" Read More

Reads: 517

Comments: 8

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Life for 14 year old Irish Dyslexic girl Winnie Fox is not easy especially since she has moved all the way from Ireland to America. But when Selena the meanest girl in school begins to bully her about being dyslexic she must overcome her fears and prove she is more… Read More

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Comments: 1

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Anne Zenny has faced discrimination her whole life, and her bitter attitude is the only thing that keeps people off her back. But when she meets Justin, her world seems to change, bringing her into a world outside of their frozen one. Read More
My continuing struggle with the rights of the individual. This poem relates to faith, tolerance and our feelings of being alone. I'm not religious and have had times when modern religion has rubbed me the wrong way, but everyone prays at some point in their lives. Everyone seeks faith in… Read More

Reads: 170

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

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Oh, Please Give Me A Break! Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 14, 2013

Reads: 83

Comments: 2

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Well, it certainly was. Read More

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A little poem on how I feel about misperception of love... Read More

Reads: 205

Comments: 2

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This piece is about a different India. The Villages, the socially undeveloped ones. The ones with power supply and roads but no humanity. The incidents described are experienced by the author or his friends and family. Read More
A short little essay on what I think about as animal discrimination. Read More
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