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.
Body positivity is a worldwide movement focusing on equality for and acceptance of people of all body types. Body positivity says that every person deserves to like themselves and have a positive self-image, regardless of what their body looks like.
Consider the findings of a variety of research studies that explore the stress generated by interactions between individuals of different genders and races. While more research is needed to reach definitive conclusions, these preliminary insights are thought-provoking.