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  • Talking can really reduce prejudice
  • Talking can really reduce prejudice
    Francisco Osorio (2013) ©
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Talking can really reduce prejudice

Door-to-door canvassers are broadly considered an irritation, but research shows they could feed genuine social change. In a new study, ten-minute conversations with people on their doorsteps spurred a greater drop in transphobia among participants than in US homophobia between 1998 and 2012.

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