October 2008: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Mar 30, 2011
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Mar 30, 2011 Fat Stigma Spreads Around the Globe
QUOTE: Negative perceptions about people who are overweight may soon become the cultural norm in some countries, including places where plumper, larger bodies traditionally have been viewed as attractive. “We know in developed countries that obese people are less successful, less likely to get married, less likely to get promoted…” “The fundamental message we’re putting into the world is that fat people deserve shame for their own health…”
New York Times Feb 14, 2011 Web of Popularity, Achieved by Bullying
QUOTE: Highly publicized cases of bullying typically involve chronic harassment of socially isolated students, but the latest studies suggest that various forms of teenage aggression and victimization occur throughout the social ranks as students jockey to improve their status.
New York Times Nov 30, 2010 Beauty Discrimination During a Job Search
QUOTE: an attractive man needs to send an average of five résumés with a photo to get one interview. An ordinary-looking man needs to send 11 résumés with a photo to get a single interview. But the apparent bias in favor of job candidates with photos didn’t hold true for women.
New York Times May 18, 2009 Well: Kept From a Dying Partner’s Bedside
QUOTE: The case, now the subject of a federal lawsuit in Florida, is being watched by gay rights groups, which say same-sex partners often report being excluded from a patient’s room because they aren’t “real” family members. And lawyers say the case could affect the way hospitals treat all patients with nonmarital relationships, including older people who choose not to marry, unmarried heterosexual couples and single people who rely on the support of close friends rather than relatives.
New York Times Nov 14, 2008 How Dogs Help Those With Autism (Tara Parker-Pope on Health)
QUOTE: Aaron has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, often considered a high-functioning form of autism, and his doctors believe a service dog will relieve anxiety and help him cope with the disorder....a lawsuit claims the building owners violated the Fair Housing Act by imposing unreasonable demands on Aaron’s parents before allowing a dog.
New York Times Oct 23, 2008 Well: Your Initials May Influence Your Job
QUOTE: a well-known psychological theory called the name-letter effect maintains that a person’s behavior may be influenced by his or her name.
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