size discrimination


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Related to size discrimination: sizeism, weight discrimination

size discrimination

Discrimination against a person based largely or solely on a person’s weight, height or both.
 
Size-related phobias
• Cacomorphobia (morbid fear of fat people).
• Gigantasophobia (morbid fear of tall people). 
• Zambianoliangioticaloigisticologphobia (morbid fear of short people).

size discrimination

Sizeism, weight discrimination Vox populi Discrimination based largely–no pun intended–on a person's size. See Size acceptance.
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Furthermore, size-discrimination thresholds were roughly constant with increasing distance, so the difference in the size of the angle, rather than distance, may be the key metric of size discrimination using echolocation (Rice et al.
We have characterized the spatial resolution of novice and expert human echolocation using size discrimination and novel, relative spatial localization tasks.
The Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association is dedicated to preventing and treating eating disorders, and to increasing public awareness of eating disorders and size discrimination.
Despite the rampant size discrimination, Stokes was offered a scholarship to play for Division I-AA Missouri State.
I am preparing a dossier of cases of fattism and size discrimination generally to circulate to MPs.
MP Paul Stinchcombe is to sponsor a motion calling for Government action to outlaw size discrimination.
But The Obesity Awareness And Solutions Trust (Toast) - which battles against size discrimination - described the instructions as ``appalling''.
There are no laws against size discrimination and there should be.
Federal and state laws declare that all persons within the United States are free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, and yet with the exception of Michigan, there is not a law that pertains to size discrimination.