Diversiphobes

Political Correctness and Unspoken Bias

Predator-Stare-4618 On balance, which does a societal norm of political correctness do more, help or harm? When forced to go underground, people can get pretty good at hiding who they are.  Often, the only way to catch them in time is by way of their own mouths. Diversiphobes can do tremendous damage along the way before they get caught, as....
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Diversiphile and Diversiphobe Frames – What Are They?

Chalk It Up InclusiveWorks "The passage of time brings with it new terms and expanded meanings," said Tama Seavy, a colleague in New York, when she saw the terms "diversiphobe" and "diversiphile."  Those meanings, she intimated, may or may not be immediately apparent as accurate definitions of artifacts, situations or circumstances in a given country....
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Bias in a Cereal Box

chalk After a century of delivering bias in a cereal bowl, General Mills has broken new ground, taken the first chip out of the cereal industry’s Berlin Wall of advertising. Some history provides cultural context. Crank the Time Machine dial back to 1967. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court’s Loving v. Virginia decision was issued on June 12....
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Diversiphobes and The Underground Derailroad

derailroadThe Diversiphobe mental frame influences one to devalue differences.  In the worst of cases, the frame results in the most simplistic, superficial description of persons evoking not merely a stereotype, but a visceral reaction to a perceived threat at some level. Diversiphobia is indicated by the primitive use of differences as a proxy for culture, a countervailing force....
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