Radio “jokes” expose bias against dwarfism
Boston.com - 08/26/2011
What is it about dwarfs? It has long since become unacceptable, at least in public, to belittle ethnic and religious minorities, gays and lesbians, and people with disabilities. Yet dwarfs remain figures of fun, and those who demean them are rarely held to account. As the father of a teenage daughter with dwarfism, I find this puzzling and occasionally frustrating.