ableism


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Synonyms for ableism

discrimination in favor of the able-bodied

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It is particularly unfortunate that this omission occurred because the problem of ageism, like classism, ableism, heterosexism, and sexism, affects individuals of all ethnic/cultural/racial groups.
But along with examining systems of sexism, we must also consider how racism, classism, religious bigotry, cultural imperialism, ableism, heterosexism, genderism (as a bias toward traditional gender categories and against transgender people), and a host of individual factors can promote domestic abuse.
Please don't perpetuate ableism by allowing these and other (unfortunately common) insults about people with disabilities to appear in Herizons, and so gain legitimacy they don't deserve.
Given the complex ways in which various forms of ableism, ageism, classism, heterosexism, racism, sexism, and other forms of cultural oppression continue to be perpetuated in our contemporary society, can you discuss some of the roles that you think are critical for counselors to play in dealing with these difficult issues?
First off, if you want folks' ideas to change, forget about taking on ableism alone one personal at a time and sign up for some activism
Racism, sexism, Islamophobia, religious discrimination, ageism, and ableism are presented.
Likewise, the interstructured ways in which racism, white supremacy, colonialism, ableism and the like combine with sexism and heterosexism to undergird ecclesial structures mean that we simply do not have the conditions for a useful conversation if churchmen talk with one another and at or about the rest of us.
Griffith says that over the years the encroaching disability has forced her to address her own ableism and come out in a different way than she did when she was a teenager.
Racism's pervasiveness calls for a careful articulation of its relationship with ableism (or disability-based discrimination), a feat disability scholars have at times struggled to accomplish.
We will resist islamophobia, xenophobia, white supremacy, sexism, racism, misogyny, and ableism.
Similar to them, each one of us holds responsibility to work in solidarity to dismantle racism, xenophobia, sexism, ableism and homophobia, and support those at the frontlines of these fights.
But a minor eye on sexual violence can bring other kinds of visibility too, especially if after Katz we "squeeze through the pores" of this feminist critique one attentive to racial power, the workings of ableism, and heterosexism.
And a number of schools have adopted speech codes restricting forms of expression on the part of faculty and students thought to promote, to cite Oberlin's Office of Equity Concerns, "racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, ableism and other forms of privilege and oppression.
oppression, ableism, sexism, and other forces take a backseat in many environmental discussions, if they aren't completely ignored.