bigotry - updates

Rappler's latest stories on bigotry


Coronavirus outbreak stokes anti-Asian bigotry worldwide

Feb 19, 2020 - 12:36 PM

Fears of a pandemic are causing shocking levels of racism and hysteria

Tourists wearing protective face masks are pictured in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. (Kyodo)

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Campus violence and toxic rhetoric – where are the adults?

Nov 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Those leaked conversations are a mirror of the hatred and bigotry that fuel violence. What happens next will be a litmus test for UP.

White supremacists set to rally outside White House a year after deadly clash

Aug 12, 2018 - 4:51 PM

United States President Donald Trump tweets a generic condemnation of racism a year after the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia

FACE OF RACISM. A member of the Ku Klux Klan attends a rally on July 8, 2017 calling for the protection of Southern Confederate monuments, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Manny Pacquiao: boxer, senator, bigot

Jul 16, 2018 - 10:30 PM

When he used his power, renown, and privilege to actively rob us of our rights and our humanity, it is only fair that we refuse this convenient compartmentalization and rob him of the things that put him there in the first place.

Trump attacks British PM after criticism of anti-Muslim videos

Nov 29, 2017 - 10:41 PM

(UPDATED) Trump retweets 3 anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy head of a British far-right group who has been convicted of a hate crime

Robredo urges men to speak up vs misogyny, bigotry

Nov 07, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says society needs 'evolved, kind, brave' men who are willing to help empower women

Photo by OVP

New generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Encouraged by President Donald Trump and buoyed by social media a new generation of extremist startups has taken root mostly created by angry young white men anxious to exploit fears of Latino immigration and radical Islam

FACE OF RACISM. This file photo taken on July 08, 2017 shows a member of the Ku Klux Klan during a rally, calling for the protection of Southern Confederate monuments, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Subconscious bigotry: When you associate Muslims with terrorism

Jul 15, 2017 - 11:15 AM

I posit that in the deepest recesses of the non Moro’s psyche he has some distrust hate or even a feeling of separation simply because his Moro friend is a Muslim

The day we woke up and smelled our haters

Feb 25, 2016 - 11:54 AM

I am so so proud of how far we ve all come individually and as a community I m proud when we no longer let people walk all over us

HATERS. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their allies find the resolve to show pride in who they are after Manny Pacquiao's words. Image courtesy of Alejandro Edoria

Manny Pacquiao, religion and bigotry

Feb 17, 2016 - 7:57 PM

Many of us celebrate the religiosity of our society But when left unchecked religiosity fosters bigotry

Donald Trump exposes fans' bigotry

Jul 25, 2015 - 8:16 PM

They are people dear to me for their loyalty and sincerity What I don t love is their bigotry

epa04803127 US businessman Donald Trump gestures after announcing that he is running to be president of the United States during an event at Trump Tower in New York, New York, USA, 16 June 2015. Real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump said he is running for US president. Trump, who has toyed with seeking the nation's highest elected office for years, dismissed the 11 other Republican candidates seeking the centre-right party's nomination for the 2016 presidential elections by declaring that politicians cannot solve the US' economic problems. Trump is the 12th candidate for the Republican nomination and despite his widespread name recognition is not considered a serious contender by political observers. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Filipina top MIT grad: 'We are all Filipinos'

Jun 28, 2015 - 9:51 PM

A Filipino graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT rallies against those who belittle the achievement of UP s Tiffany Uy

'Don't stay silent in face of racism' - Filipina MIT grad

Jun 28, 2015 - 9:09 PM

Fellow student achiever Carmela Lao a Filipina Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate comes to the defense of UP summa cum laude graduate Tiffany Uy and calls for an end to racism

California lawyer proposes ballot measure to execute gays

Mar 04, 2015 - 11:52 AM

The proposal was submitted by attorney Matthew McLaughlin to the California Attorney General s office last week

In this file photo, the San Francisco City Hall is all lit up with the colors of the rainbow flag following the ruling from the US Supreme Court on California's Prop 8 ban on same sex marriages as well as on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in San Francisco, California, USA, 26 June 2013. Monica M. Davey/EPA

iRant: Holier than thou

Jul 08, 2014 - 1:22 PM

Why do zealots and bigots think they hold the moral high ground?

Is 'fag' fit to print?

Feb 27, 2014 - 8:03 AM

Any publication set to survive must not live in fear of editing obsolete writing that is steeped in hate and bigotry

A prayer for bigots

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:39 AM

I hope you ll never have a lesbian daughter not because it s difficult to have one but because I fear for this girl

Media groups to Inquirer: Apologize for 'bigoted' caption

May 10, 2012 - 10:52 AM

A media group chides the Inquirer for its blatantly bigoted caption