equalism – for a fairer world

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Equalism: an animal rights perspective

Welcome to Neal Bedwell. He wondered why we had not listed Speciesism in our list of Social GRACES. They are equalisms that apply to only human animals. Here he sets out a case … Continue reading


Equalism says it positively

Lots of strong words focus on unfairness. Equalism promotes the fairness everyone wants. Equalism makes that obvious. …………. Why we need a word for it There are lots of words … Continue reading

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Don’t let creep and triggers stop us talking

Equalism is not an easy road. Equalism makes us work harder. To bridge our differences we have to keep thinking and talking even when we get annoyed and offended. It’s much easier … Continue reading

16 May 2015 · Leave a comment


To look at Race in an equalist way, we  don’t think we can do better than Trevor Phillips has in his Channel 4 programme: Things We Won’t Say About Race … Continue reading

23 March 2015 · Leave a comment

Other thinking on equalism compared

Equalism is not a new concept or word. Google equalism, or search Twitter for #equalism. Many others have proposed it and discussed it – even briefly on BBC4’s Woman’s Hour. … Continue reading

1 July 2013 · Leave a comment

The Social GRACES

This blog is organised with the help of the Social GRACES. This approach comes from the field of systemic family therapy. The word links to a way to remember the many areas … Continue reading

28 June 2013 · Leave a comment


Religions provide a good example of how equalism can help. Being clearer about core shared values helps avoid common upsets, differences and sometimes extreme conflicts. Equality “in God’s eyes” It … Continue reading

28 June 2013 · Leave a comment

More on equalism in general

Equalists support progress toward equality of opportunity in all the many areas of social inequality. These form the categories on this weblog. In their positive form, they come from the … Continue reading

28 June 2013 · 1 Comment

Feminism, patriarchy and family conflict

One of our own reasons for naming equalism – and creating this site too – is the need we see for a better neutral term for gender equality than the … Continue reading

27 June 2013 · 3 Comments

More on feminism, patriarchy and family conflict

This longer article is for those who need or want more of the complicated jig-saw to be explained and evidenced. If you have come straight to this article, it would be … Continue reading

26 June 2013 · Leave a comment

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