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Let’s End Ageism

By | 2017-10-17T16:48:24+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: Issue 45: 19 Oct 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Ashton Applewhite Ageism is discrimination and stereotyping on the basis of age. We experience it anytime someone assumes we're too old for something, instead of finding out who we are and what we're capable of, or too young. Ageism cuts both ways. All -isms are socially constructed ideas—racism, sexism, homophobia—and that means we make them up, and they can change over time. [...]

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