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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).
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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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Greater attention also needs to be given to other diversity-related variables in counseling, such as immigration, social economic status, poverty, issues of power and privilege, religion and spirituality (Bernard & Goodyear, 2004), and various forms of oppression (e.g., racism, sexism, genderism, ageism, able-bodyism, sizeism [body size and form]).
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Too many organisations these days believe they have to apologise for or explain everything they do to pacify those who might otherwise accuse them of racism, sexism, ageism, sizeism or even tokenism (all ugly words to be avoided if at all possible).
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Mr John Llewellyn Lloyd, chief executive of Close Brothers Corporate Finance, has attacked what he sees as institutional sizeism, where ratings in small companies are depressed merely because of the organisation's size.
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I'm all for inclusivity and as much as I'm a card-carrying member of the self-deprecating society, I'm not sure what an event organised in protest at the supposed 'sizeism' inherent in the official Games achieves.
We've got racism, sizeism, sexism Whatever happened to disabledism?