Differences between racism and stereotypes
I think people confuse racism with stereotype. rac·ism noun prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior. “We don’t hire Asians because we need diversity in our company. We already have too many Asians.” is a racist policy. It’s discriminatory. Meanwhile, a […]
Why can’t men accept that they do not face sexism?
I think I’ll give a simple example of sexism that we see everyday that people might not be aware of. These are female jeans. Nothing special right? Did you know that jeans were originally invented for cowboys and miners? i.e for men? They weren’t widely worn by women until relatively recently. Now they are commonplace. In fact, […]
Does South Korea not have sexual discrimination laws?
It’s improving. The #MeToo movement has been gaining a lot of traction in Korea, a country that sorely needs it. With regards to workplace laws though, I think Korea has a long ways to go to match up to the West. Here’s what I would change: -Ban the use of photos in CVs/resumes, because this […]