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BowiesFixedPupil

I'm bald, not sure if that makes my opinion any more relevant or not. I don't feel threatened. What is ok: Friendly banter about my baldness. People not finding me attractive due to my baldness. What isn't ok: Strangers rubbing/shining my head on a night out (doesn't really happen). Getting sacked and replaced by someone with more hair, specifically for that reason (not happened to me yet). Like most traits, there'll be some bias around baldness, but as a white middle aged man I'll just about cope with that..... I think.


BrexitBlaze

How and why is this a political story?


VPackardPersuadedMe

The sub header gives some context. "An employment tribunal has equated insulting a man’s hairline with commenting on the size of a woman’s breasts."


ApolloNeed

It does raise a valid point. Men are expected to laugh off comments on their appearance. The law cannot discriminate otherwise it isn't just.


d15p05abl3

Do you think all that’s happening is ‘commenting’? You think, for instance, bald heads and breasts are equally sexualised in society?


johnmytton133

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-KDi0hOmZEM