Sexism, Ableism, Racism. Too often these words are thrown around, directed at individuals. This needs to stop; it’ s confusing — it really is.
When I actually googled the meaning of “ism,” what came up was: “a distinctive practice, system or philosophy, typically a political ideology or an artistic movement.” This is not a statement one would ever use to describe an individual (unless you’re Kanye West describing yourself, of course). 805 more words