A Brief Lesson on Racism…

…because it’s obvious some people still don’t get it. Let me try and see if I can help. (P.S.  I lied.  This lesson will be anything but brief.  I don’t know if any lesson on racism can be.  But as a side note, here’s my full disclosure: I don’t think I’ve ever been able to write … Continue reading A Brief Lesson on Racism…

New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane

“Still more research finds that fat women earn less than their thinner peers, but the same can’t be said for fat men.” Source: New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane Continue reading New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane

The Problems With Current Legal Protection Against Appearance-Based Discrimination

“Don’t change your body; change the rules.” — Jennifer Portnick Assumptions, stereotypes, stigmatizations and concomitant discrimination with regards to health and appearance abound, not only in the medical community, but in society at large, and especially within the employment context. Appearance discrimination is pervasive. Twenty-five per cent of obese employees say they regularly suffered negative … Continue reading The Problems With Current Legal Protection Against Appearance-Based Discrimination