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  • Annmarie Throckmorton, M.A.

Ageism, Ableism, Diversity, Justice

Now that I am old, I realize in a much more personal way that combating Ageism and Ableism should be a prominent part of Diversity Justice efforts. There is a need for many more young, healthy voices to speak up for the many, many old and/or handicapped people in the world.

Words are fluid in their meaning as humans develop, as of October 8, 2021 Bing defines these terms as:

Ageism - prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person's age.

Ableism - discrimination in favor of able-bodied people.

Diversity - diverse, variety, and the practice or quality of including or involving people from a range of different social and ethnic backgrounds and of different genders, sexual orientations, etc.

Justice - just behavior or treatment, the quality of being fair and reasonable, and the administration of the law or authority in maintaining this.

Ageism, Ableism, Diversity, Justice

abstract animation and still image by Annmarie Throckmorton 2021



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