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Carrot-Tops: Being Red Not So Easy

 

In The British Isles, Some Redheads Feel Discriminated Against

 

July 29, 2007 —

 

Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman and Marcia Cross 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Rushton has photographed red heads for an as-yet unpublished book, "Ginger Nuts: A Celebration of Carrot Tops."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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Yo, did you read that article in the news last week about the British family that has had to move several times because their three Ginger kids continue to be bullied and robbed by the other kids in the neighborhood?

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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.

 

 

 

hahaha word

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I did the no pants dance with a ginger once. It was awesome.

 

However I was obviously mega worried that even though it was impossible, I might somehow end up with a ginger kid.

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Thats true.

 

But I roll deep.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wait wait, I am English and I don't hate 'gingers' (pronounced with a hard G at the beginning and a soft G in the middle as in "gingham"). Or at least not ginger girls, yeah, hot ginger girls are hot, the rest are the worst. In fact, fuck gingers, except hot ginger girls. Wait, have I made that point yet? Hot ginger girls = OK the rest of the gingers = bad.

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I will go to England right now wearing nothing but an american flag and fight every faggot i see.

 

we dont want the others thinking that america is full of ginger people.

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kermit says its not easy being green either.

 

 

even in the new hp book, jk rowling makes several cracks at gingers. i laughed.

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i'll take on the role of 12 oz ginger representative.

 

RED ON THE HEAD, FIRE IN THE BED.

 

that article is great. i hated being a redhead when i was little. now i could give a fuck. broads don't mind it, and its certainly never affected my employment. i'd laugh my ass off if it did. word.

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even in the new hp book, jk rowling makes several cracks at gingers. i laughed.

 

Yeh what was up with that.

 

the book is full of sexual innuendos too. she's on a preverect trip or something.

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I thought redheads were universally teased...

..in Australia we call them 'rangas'

 

 

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i'll take on the role of 12 oz ginger representative.

 

Positions been taken buddy.

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