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AGEISM AND THE WORKPLACE

Discriminating against anyone in the workplace simply because of their assumed or actual age is against the law. Every stage of employment including recruitment, terms and conditions of the workplace, and dismissal are all protected by the law for employees. 524 more words

Ageism

Culture Shock! Shall We Oldies Create One?

Sometimes, meeting with a very different culture gives you a shock. I like that experience. Suspect the need for a rethink does me good.

My first one was watching goats being sacrificed to Kali at a temple in Nepal. 877 more words

Sorry Ladies, One Gray Hair and Your Life is Over.

Hello everyone!

Today, I wanted to talk about the double-standards of aging between men and women. When men start aging, going gray, having some wrinkles, they are seen by society as distinguished, independent, wise, ‘silver foxes’, and handsome. 473 more words

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Marvelous Hypocrites: Sexism in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Author: Jordan Sickrey

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is one of the most popular movie franchises ever. It has had fourteen movies released thus far and has another nine planned (three released every year for the next three years). 1,975 more words

Gender

Restaurants: Age Friendly? Or Unthinkingly Ageist? You Judge!

Local Authorities are signing up and laying out plans to make their Community  as Age Friendly as possible in all aspects of life.

They can change what they control, but the key thing is to campaign and persuade everyone to adopt the idea, including  Services, Retailers, etc. 1,018 more words

Unwitting Ageism

EXTRAPOLATING THE FIVE PRINCIPLES

You don’t have to like old people just because they’re old.

You don’t have to dislike old people just because they’re old.

Not all old people are the same. 16 more words

EXPOSING THE BIAS

Reclaiming the word ‘old’: How fashion is fighting ageism

An estimated 50 percent of the U.S. population is expected to hit 50 years of age or older this year, according to a Nielsen study that examined Baby Boomers, a portion of the population born in the post-World War II era between 1946 and 1964. 975 more words

Fashion