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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Negative stereotypes associated with fat bodies play a substantial role in size discrimination.
Size discrimination on the job relates not only to wages, hiring and promotions.
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.
But a friend of the woman told the court how she feared she would suffer size discrimination when she went to police.
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.
Amply endowed women, sick and tired of being on the receiving end of society's cruel punches, are waging a war against size discrimination.
As the new season's collections hit the racks in Argentina, Any-Body Argentina will be there, investigating the range of standardized sizes which are offered in order to eradicate size discrimination.
But The Obesity Awareness And Solutions Trust (Toast) - which battles against size discrimination - described the instructions as ``appalling''.
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.