A now-deleted TikTok video of a nurse promoting abstinence outside of marriage to prevent STDs went viral this weekend. The post prompted Twitter users to talk about other prejudices and racism that they have felt from medical professionals, both in person and on social media. Some responded with videos of […]
Research has shown there is greater prejudice among older adults. This is often dismissed as older people being “from a different time,” but this is not the whole story. As we get older, certain parts of our brain shrink, making us less inhibited. So older people may just be saying […]
Trump said a “Mexican” couldn’t judge him fairly, reportedly rejected a Secretary of State candidate for being too short, and demanded immigrants from Norway instead of “shithole countries.” These facts are related. Trump operates by prejudice and superficiality. His prejudice leads him to evaluate people by external characteristics, and his […]
Some people are more upset when patterns are out of order. According to a new study, the more people are annoyed by geometric imperfections, the more they might be prejudiced against other people. The research showed a link between a dislike for disorder and judgment against ethnic minorities, obese people, […]
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People who espouse anti-gay views die younger than those who don’t, found a sure-to-be-controversial study in the February issue of the American Journal of Public Health. “Anti-gay prejudice is associated with elevated mortality risk among heterosexuals, over and above multiple established risk factors for mortality,” wrote the researchers, led by […]