Climate Change, Does It Really Matter?

There are some (quite a few in fact) who are prepared to deny that the climate of our planet is changing. Another group of people accept that while global warming is happening, it’s nothing to do with human activity, and is in fact just part of a natural cycling process of equilibrium, and that the […]

Homophobes and Gay Marriage in Australia

Australians have voted YES for gay marriage! Yesterday the returned questionnaires were counted in Australia and the majority of people who returned their vote said they agreed with allowing gay people to marry one another. Now there are many studies which draw parallels between homo/transphobia and those who hold views which are racist or antisemitic/islamophobic […]

Become An Ally – Black Lives Matter

Racial profiling is a very serious issue in the US. Trump pardoning Sheriff Joe; calling Mexicans “Rapists” and Blacks “Sons of Bitches” tells me he just fine with that. After meeting Eric Garner’s mother and Corey Jones’ brother at a recent Black Lives Matter event, I know they deeply appreciate those of us who are […]

Victim Blaming, Sexual Abuse and Katie Hopkins

Inured as we all are to the lime light seeking idiocy spewed by Katie Hopkins with regard to any trending news topic, her comments in relation to sexual abuse toward women this month have hit a new low. In the wake of the #MeToo campaign many brave women have come forward to tell their own personal stories […]

My Escape From Hate

An article by one of our members I must admit, I never used to be the person I am today. Only a short while ago I was mixing with the sort of people who held divisive and racist views. I was heavily influenced by them, seeing as I saw them as friends at the time. […]

Respect in Religion

Respect – we all know about it and we all know what it is. But there are too many people who don’t use it. People who do not believe in the importance of treating their fellow humans in the same way that they themselves would like to be treated. Sadly, a lot of people do […]

“Winter Bollocks” – a poem

Posted with kind permission from the author Round here we celebrate Xmas! Round here we celebrate Eid! Round here we embrace Diwali! Round here we embrace each creed! So don’t go spreading your Daily Mail crap About things being PC. It’s a load of winter bollocks And it doesn’t ring true to me! It’s a […]

Censor The Haters, Not Those Who Fight Hate!

Article written by Resisting Hate member The Wanderer Censorship is not limited to keeping something from being spoken. The definition also stretches to include writing and exposing the truth. The whole concept of censorship is becoming a big problem on Social Media sites such as Twitter and Facebook where those who seek to expose haters […]

Coming out Bisexual in America. A Personal Account

A Resisting Hate member discusses her challenges in coming out as Bisexual. I always knew I was attracted to women physically. I used to sneak my friend’s dad’s Playboy magazine in the bathroom but that was the 80s so it was NOT socially acceptable. I had fallen in love with men and had a very […]

Why We Need To Stop Spreading Hate

  A guest writer for Resisting Hate It is hard not to notice that there are a lot of groups and messages of hate around today. There is a link between this hate and the increasing abuse and violence. Hate breeds hate, breeds more hate… As most of the hatred I see and hear about […]

Targeted Racist, Sexist Abuse OK With Facebook

At Resisting Hate we have stated many times that social media is playing a massive role in the spreading of hate speech and hate crime. Despite this view being echoed in the press, in Parliament and increasingly in academic publications, social media giants like Twitter and Facebook are still not doing enough to tackle the […]

Rape Jihad – A Toxic Far Right Lie

There is an ever-growing amount of toxic Islamophobia nurtured online – racist, xenophobic and anti-Muslim rhetoric readily available to impressionable people from a young age.  Despite fanciful talk, Facebook and Twitter have done mercilessly little to quell the tidal wave of bile that flows willingly from every laptop and Android phone 24/7, Twitter having no […]