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Discriminatory Language: Resources
Resources for the study of Year 12 English Language.
What is discriminatory language?
Types of discriminatory language
Page from UTS (University of Technology Sydney) outlining what is discriminatory language with examples and alternatives.
Discriminatory language used in the media
A crack-down on the use of discriminatory language that stigmatises the mentally ill.
Ageist language and stereotyping
Article from the Sydney Morning Herald about stereotyping older people and the language used to describe them.
Sunshine police use stubby holders with racist slur
Adam Goodes' response to racial remarks
VIDEO: Watch Adam Goodes' anti-racism response in full
Racial slur by 13 year old girl
News article describing events at AFL match against Adam Goodes.
The Goodes, the bad and the ugly in us all
Article commenting on racism in our society
Racism is far from beaten
Girl was rude but not a racist
Andrew Bolt's opinion piece about the 13 year old girl who racially abused Adam Goodes
Where were the women in the GAT?
Article examining the use of the male pronoun and the lack of reference to female leaders.
Sexist and offensive menu
Mal Brough's fundraiser is associated with this unforgivable menu. See the menu here.
'Little Marie', the daily toll of sexist language
Marie Shean writes how sexist language belittles and mocks women.
Still is wasn't such a great week for women
Jane Caro takes Alan Jones and Grahame Morris to task over sexist language.
Sexist academic defends Gillard
Andrew Bolt from the Herald Sun gives his opinion on the sexist, ageist language used by an academic.
Gillard and the Misogynists
They had it coming
Article from Judith Brett, professor of politics at La Trobe University, published in November 2012.
Dining out on the Prime Minister - time to change the menu
Lauren Rosewarne, senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne, provides her opinion of how sexist language likens women to animals.
Gillard fires abortion salvo in gender wars
Article about Gillard's speech where she moved to make gender an issue.
Playing the 'gender card'? As if Julia Gillard has a choice.
Article from the Guardian newspaper (UK)
Radio interview with PM Gillard
Howard Sattler, radio interviewer, asks the PM whether her partner Tim Matheson is gay. Stereotyping is a form of discriminatory language.
What is homophobia?
This site sets out the discrimination directed towards gay people and describes the derogatory language used.
Join us in giving the homophobia the boot - AFL Players
AFL players pledge against using homophobic language
Nov 28, 2018 12:04 PM
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