Video Clips on Prejudice and Discrimination This resource is a collection of video clips from various visual media (advertisements, news stories, movies, etc.) that exemplify prejudice and discrimination in the categories listed below. Ageism in the Workplace Shows an interview with a woman who was fired after turning 65. Anchorwoman Addresses Size and Weight Criticism This clip is from a news station in Milwaukee. The news reporter had received a letter from someone saying she was obese. She addresses the person who wrote the letter. Anthony Robles Perseverance Award Acceptance Speech Anthony Robles accepts the ESPN Jimmy V. Perseverance Award. Anthony Robles, who was born with only one leg, won the 2010-11 NCAA championship in wrestling with a 36-0 season. Are Short Men at a Disadvantage in Romance? (20/20 Report) This clip is from an episode of 20/20 that features women selecting men who they would date from a lineup. Ariana Grande Shuts Down Sexist Comments Ariana Grande combats sexism in a radio interviews. As Good as It Gets (Sexism) This is a clip from the film As Good as It Gets and it displays the protagonist's sexist behavior. #Ask Me: What LGBTQ+ Want Their Professors to Know. This clip is about what LGBTQ+ students want their professors to know. Being a "Token" In this clip from Glory Road, a promising basketball player initially turns down an offer to play on a star team because he believes he is only being scouted to be the team's "token negro." Bic Pens for Women (Ellen Degeneres Clip) In this clip, Ellen Degeneres discusses Bic's new pen for women and society's binary gender roles. Bisexuality (Stereotypes) In this video, individuals who identify as bisexual combat many myths and stigmas that bisexuals experience. They also address being categorized only by their sexual orientation. Breaking the Prejudice A short video about the prejudice a woman faced in society. Can a Man Be a Feminist? This clip is about men who either are or are not feminists. Class (or Gender) Difference Between Doctor and Nurse (Grey's Anatomy) In this clip from Grey's Anatomy, a surgeon does not acknowledge or recognize a nurse who has assisted in many of his surgeries. Classism (Titanic) In this clip from Titanic, Jack is criticized on the basis of his class. Colorism This video introduces the concept of colorism as it relates to different racial/ethnic communities. In particular, the roots of colorism in the African American community are explored as well as the implications of this prejudice for individuals. Children's Perceptions of Different Races/Ethnicities In this clip, children are asked to compare pictures of men from different races/ethnicities. Crash (Prejudice) In this clip from the film Crash, Sandra Bullock's character judges the man to be a violent gang member because of his appearance. Discriminating Against People with Autism (Health Insurance Commercial) This commercial seeks to end discrimination against people with autism in health insurance policies. Discriminating Against Muslims (News Report) In this clip, a local news station covers the story of a Muslim mother who was beaten to death in her own home. Diversity Defined by Kids Children try to define diversity and what it means to them. The Diverse Cast of Hamilton In this clip, the diversity of the cast of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton is discussed. Dove Body Wash (Ageism) This clip from a Dove body wash commercial shows various older women in the nude, but it is done very tastefully and artistically. Emma Watson Launches HeForShe Campaign at the United Nations In this video from 2014, Emma Watson asks men to commit to gender equality. Equality, Diversity & Inclusion The types of discrimination are discussed and diversity is examined. Exercise Bulimia This video describes a little known mental disorder related to appearance called "exercise bulimia." Family Guy (Lookism) In this clip from Family Guy, Meg, the daughter on the show, gets asked out by a popular guy after her makeover. Family Guy (Sizeism) In this clip from Family Guy, Peter is treating a woman like a dump truck because of her weight and also calls her derogatory names. Fighting Racism This video provides suggestions for responding to racism in every day life and encourages us all to stop shying away from the topic of race in general. FTM Transgender Short Documentary Francois, a French transgender man, shares his story. Gingervitus (Lookism in South Park) This clip from South Park depicts Cartman, one of the children on the show, going on a tirade against kids with red hair, pale skin, and freckles. GoDaddy.com Sexist Commercial This is a sexist commercial for GoDaddy.com. The Help (Sexism) This clip from The Help shows a woman who only seems to be worried about her daughter getting married and having children. How Easy It Is to Generalize This video is from a Denmark TV station that highlights how often end up putting each other into boxes, but also shows we are alike in a lot of unexpected ways. How Geena Davis is Combating Hollywood Sexism Geena Davis is interviewed about her work in showing the gender imbalances in Hollywood. I Love Lucy: Women's Rights This is a clip from I Love Lucy shows the women are not given equal rights even though the men claim to be treating them fairly. Imagine A World Where Being "Gay" The Norm & Being "Straight" Would Be The Minority A short film about what life would be like for a heterosexual young girl in a world where everyone is gay. Introduction Song to Disney's Aladdin This is the intro song to the Disney movie Aladdin and gives an inaccurate portrayal of the Middle East because it mentions how exotic and barbaric everyone from those countries are. It's Time (GetUp! Australia) This public service announcement from the GetUp! campaign promotes marriage equality. John McCain (Ageism) In this video, 2008 presidential candidate John McCain is being made fun of because of his age. Leslie Knope Speaks Her Mind (Sexism) This clip from Parks and Recreation shows backlash against an independent and outspoken female main character. The Little Rascals (Sexism) This clip from the 1994 movie The Little Rascals shows the neighborhood children talking about the differences between boys and girls. Lookism (Redheads) Comments about being redhead are examined in the context of if they were said to people of color or people with disabilities. Mad Men (Sexism) This clips shows how women were treated in the workplace in the 1960s and how they were not seen as equal to men. Metabo Law (Sizeism) This clip from CNN describes the law stating that men and women in Japan are required to stay within a healthy size. Millennials and Ageism In this video clip, Millennials state what age they consider to be old and then demonstrate what old age looks like. Mulan (Sexism) In this clip from the Disney movie Mulan, the titular character is preparing to meet a sexist matchmaker. North Country (Sexism) This clip from the film North Country is about a woman who is sexually harassed while working in a mine. Not a Mexican (Clueless Clip) Cher from Clueless shows racism by automatically assuming her maid is from Mexico, simply because the maid speaks Spanish. Old-Fashioned Prejudice (American History X) In this scene from American History X, the oldest brother gives a speech about the groups he believes are putting down White Americans. The Other Guys (Stereotypes) This clip is from the movie The Other Guys. It shows two policemen talking to an elementary class about how to avoid going to jail. Their racist tip is to avoid being Black or Hispanic. Panel of Haters (Lookism) This clip from the Tyra Banks Show is about judging couples based on their physical appearance. Protecting Muslim Americans This clip shows how military personnel promise to protect Muslim Americans against hateful threats. Reach Out: A film about Mental Health Awareness This short film about mental health awareness looks at how people with mental health feel and the prejudice they face. Remember The Titans The story depicted in Remember the Titans takes place in Virginia during the 1970s. Racial tension is high as schools and other public institutions attempt to integrate. During a football game, a high school coach stands up to the referees for discriminating against his players while making calls. Removing Labels In this clip, the diversity of the cast of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton is discussed. The Representation Project - Sexist Media Clips This is a montage of clips from news stations displaying sexism in the media. Say No To Ageism In this video clip, “Say No to Ageism,” negative words pop up throughout the clip of what people think of older adults. Service Dogs for Veterans This commercial about PTSD that brings awareness to combat vets and trauma, and shows how a service dog could help. #StandUptoSexism A campaign against sexism video that deals with microaggressions. Stereotyping in Mean Girls This clip from Mean Girls is about the stereotyping of race by one of the main characters, Ms. Norbury. Talk These two videos show what would happen if non-disabled people were treated like a minority group and the world was designed for disabled people. Teens Talk About Diversity Teens talk about what diversity means to them. That Mitchell and Webb Look (Stereotypes) This clip is from the British Broadcasting Corporation comedy sketch series That Mitchell and Webb Look. This sketch makes fun of the different types of commercials that are targeted towards men and women. These Polyamorous Parents Put Controversial Spin on Child-Rearing A polyamorous triad discusses how it is to be in a family and how they raise their two children. What Do People Know About Being Intersex? Pidgeon, an intersex individual, asks people in New York what they know about being intersex. Where's My Mommy (Anti-gay Commercial) This video is a anti-gay commercial that suggests same-sex parents are unfit. Women Can't Drive (Goodyear Polyglass Commercial) This video advertisement alleges that women do not know what they are doing when driving. What Having Anxiety Feels Like Meghan Rienks gives an inside look at what individuals with anxiety disorders experience on a daily basis. What is Dyslexia? Kelli Sandman-Hurley gives a TedEd talk about dyslexia and neurodiversity. Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders | Sheryl Sandberg Sheryl Sandberg's TED talk is about why there are so few women in leadership positions. Young Boy Wants to Be a Girl Scout This clip is about a young boy who is not allowed to join the Girl Scouts. Feminism is Important To Me This video clip shows male students reading messages from their female classmates explaining why feminism is important to them.