beardism

beardism

Irrational prejudice against the hirsute, specifically those who have facial hair.
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The group campaigns against beardism and has said that after an online vote Ross has beaten off strong challenges from cricketer Moeen Ali and actor Michael Sheen to win the title.
A concern this year was beardism, irrational prejudice against the hirsute, and while Tom Jones' sex symbol status overrode this, it was certainly a factor for other winners.
The Beard Liberation Front says prejudice against beards - or beardism - is especially strong in Wales with fewer men opting for facial fur than anywhere else in the country.
We're hopeful about the beard coming back but the main thing from our point of view is being aware of beardism.
It seems the sad list of intolerant 'isms' - racism, sexism, ageism, fattism - now also includes beardism.
THE Beard Liberation Front, an informal network of beard wearers, was formed in 1995 to combat beardism.