Archive for December, 2011

What does the next trend in t-shirts that gladly contribute to the communication of stereotypes look like? TCM makes a prediction. In line with previous shirts that seek to categorize types, which is indeed the point of stereotypes after all, two recent categorizations are likely to make it on to t-shirts in the not too […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 08:00 | 1 comment
Categories: Other

There are a variety of ways to train people about diversity. The goal of diversity training is to enable people to gain an appreciation for the value that diversity can offer an organization and the importance of making room for diversity within organizations. Equifinality suggests that ultimately there are many ways to get to this […]

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 08:00 | 0 comments

Consider how color and images communicate stereotypes. Previously on T-Shirt Tuesdays TCM has discussed the words on t-shirts and how these communicate stereotypes (for example). The articles below offer some evidence to make the argument that color and images, like butterflies, unicorns, and poodles, communicate stereotypes too. Now, consider my son. He is proud of […]

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 08:00 | 2 comments
Categories: Gender

For Weblog Wednesday at The Communicated Stereotype, TCS wanted to follow up its recent post about Lowe’s with some responses Lowe’s has received from those who support their decision to pull the advertisement from All American Muslim. Check out the responses. The company must be proud to have garnered such positive feedback from their now […]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 13:57 | 0 comments
Categories: Religion

This weekend Lowe’s pulled a commercial airing during the program All-American Muslim because of complaints by a specific religious group who claimed, “The show profiles only Muslims that appear to be ordinary folks while excluding many Islamic believers whose agenda poses a clear and present danger to the liberties and traditional values that the majority […]

Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 00:29 | 4 comments
Categories: Sexual Orientation