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Discrimination Within Wrestling: Does It Really Exist?

By Hayley Graham On July - 20 - 2009

Before I start this article, I wish to say that this piece is in no way meant to offend anyone who takes time out to read it. I myself am not advocating racism or religious discrimination, as I am writing this from a balanced and open viewpoint.


Within the world today, there are many problems that affect people all over the Earth. This could be an environmental concern, a safety concern or even a political concern.

However, a major problem that still exists this far into the 21st century is that of racial and religious discrimination. This begs the question, what exactly constitutes discrimination?

In the Oxford English Dictionary, discrimination is defined as:

"A belief or ideology that all members of each racial/religious/sexual group possesses characteristics or abilities specific to that race/religion/sex, especially to distinguish it as being superior or inferior to other people or groups"


Discrimination is also found in many other forms, such as people being criticized or victimized for how they look, how they sound, or what their lifestyle is.

For many people...

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