Is he/she sexist, ageist, racist, speciesist, lookist
? Might he/she be displaying megalomania?
(279) With respect to the downward gaze, there also exists the lookist
phenomenon known as the "unattractive harshness" conviction bias, which yields greater criminal convictions in cases involving people who veer a good distance from beauty norms.
I don't want to be lookist
here, but for years Carrie Fisher has been the butt of cruel jokes about how badly she's aged and how she now looks nothing like the character Princess Leia.
Former Crimewatch host Nick Ross told the 2010 Edinburgh TV festival: "Like it or not, TV is a lookist
It all ends with Madonna accusing her daughter of being 'lookist
and ageist' before asking the quintessential mom question "Have you done your homework?"
Dinah Bennett, programme director at Women into the Network at Durham Business School, said: "Discrimination in any form and for whatever reason ( whether its sexist, ageist or lookist
( is just so shallow and counterproductive and I know it is still a problem.
Mr Kelly said: 'We are increasingly becoming a 'lookist
' culture and this is an issue that potentially affects us all whether we realise it or not.
Essentially, Peaches is a revelation--an embodiment of sexual freedom, a damnation of gendered and lookist
labels, and an admirable nasty attitude.
Weldon echoed previous comments by other novelists such as Dame Beryl Bainbridge, who referred to it as "froth", and Deborah Moggach, Margaret Drabble and Anita Brookner who suggested there was an "ageist and lookist
" trend amongst publishers.
But the earl - who was quizzed on London station LBC - questioned whether our "lookist
and ageist" society would have kept its obsession with Diana if she had lived to an old age.
WOMEN are resorting to plastic surgery to get jobs - because bosses are becoming "lookist
", says an astonishing report.
(Alas, today, on the outer fringes of political correctness, to be a "lookist
" is a bad as--or worse than--being a racist.) Back then, it was a radical (not a reactionary) gesture to create characters who possess the hardness, stillness and sensuous surface veneer of glistening objects.