Discrimination based on body size is rampant and often unmitigated. By working to understand common unconscious biases related to weight, size, shape, and appearance, we can do a better job to treat all people and all bodies respectfully.
Accent and language bias describes our tendency to prefer those who sound like us, while judging more harshly those who speak a different language or with a different accent. This type of bias impacts hiring decisions and career advancement.
Casual discrimination is a rampant issue, affecting all people at some point in their lives and many people every day. Bias and microaggressions can take multiple forms, from unwelcome questions to simply going unacknowledged. Learn how to identify and combat casual discrimination at work.