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Post by FireangelX on Mon 30 Jul 2007, 1:31 pm

American indians, jews, blacks n other races (exclude whites)..........but it now seems that REDHEADS are now the target...of racial discrimination.



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Lindsay Lohan, Nicole Kidman and Marcia Cross (desperate Housewives) all have one thing in common. Besides being successful actresses, the three ladies are all redheads.

Some call them carrot-tops, copper-colored or believe stereotypes about feisty personalities. But in at least one country, being a redhead isn't so easy.

The British Isles feature more redheads than anywhere else on earth. But some people who have the genetic trait said they feel discriminated against.

"It's horrible," one woman said. "I mean, I love redheads. But people are quite anti-them."

In England, the flame-haired are called "ginger" or "ginge."

Photographer Charlotte Rushton said people often yell at her in the street and she often feels like part of a minority.

"The nail that sticks out gets hammered down," Rushton said.

The nation that gave the world Ginger Spice, the Duchess of York and Lily Cole may be ginger-phobic. And it is not a joke.

One British family of redheads, the Chapmans, told the British media it was driven from its home by abuse including anti-redhead grafitti, vandalism and physical assaults.

Even Prince Harry has said he was bullied at school because of his hair. Apparently, his army buddies called him the ginger bullet magnet and his girlfriend calls him the big ginger.

"Somebody with ginger hair will stand out from the crowd." said Louise Burfitt-Dons of the group Act Against Bullying.

Waitress Sarah Primmer just sued her boss for sexist and "ginger" abuse and won $35,000 compensation.

"When you get older, you don't expect people to say things about the color. It's not nice," she said.

Even TV comedian Catherine Tate highlights such absurdity with a fictional refuge for abused gingers on "The Catherine Tate Show."

"We have all sorts of gingers here: Gingers in denial, confused gingers even militant gingers," she joked on her show.

Rushton said when redheads see one another, there often is a sense of camaraderie.

"Redheads walk along the street and we nod or wink or smile at each other," she said.

Rushton has photographed red heads for an as-yet unpublished book, "Ginger Nuts: A Celebration of Carrot Tops."

"It's a glorious color," she said. "It's amazing. Nature produced this color."

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Post by tabooXchanz on Tue 31 Jul 2007, 1:58 am

hmm I always loved red hair, and thought guys that have it are sexy, like umm eric stoltz mmmm hot in his day , yohoo serious, rupert grint aint bad looking, yea they hotties Very Happy
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Post by FireangelX on Tue 31 Jul 2007, 8:21 pm

i also love redhead...i just can't see y ppl should have to be prejuice because of hair types. its just plain stupid!!!

THESE HATERS SHOULD GO GET A LIFE N STOP DISCRIMINATING ....

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Post by tabooXchanz on Wed 01 Aug 2007, 1:47 am

for real but people discriminate for stupid things all the time, i mean skin colour, class & so much more
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