Tag Archives: Ageism

bad career moves

SJP Sarah Jessica Parker, SJP, as she is commonly know, she got slammed. She got slammed because she showed up at the Metgala “looking old.” She got slammed, trolled, belittled, and degraded. Apparently, she made some “bad career moves.” It was as if she had no right to be seen on the red carpet! It […]

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gerontophobia

Jenny Holzer Gerontophobia Racism, sexism, antisemitism, xenophobia, and homophobia are no longer acceptable responses to diversity and multiculturalism. “Isms” and phobias are being conquered, and then one after the other they are being put away in a cupboard marked history. Make no mistake, conquered is the right word, because the prejudices, stereotypes, and ignorance that […]

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tuesday, Eileen Fisher

Is ageism the last acceptable prejudice? I would really like to know what you think. Just the idea that any prejudice might be “acceptable,” is interesting. At first glance that seems like an unacceptable statement, and yet at one time, wasn’t prejudice against gay people, jewish people, or trans people acceptable amongst some, other, group of people?  Besides […]

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