The English, perhaps still bitter about the loss of their former empire, have turned their anger inward and have taken to hating on their own. Apparently redheads, or "gingers" as they are called in Cool Britannia, are not just thought of as unattractive by their countrymen, but downright discriminated against. In a weirdly institutionalized sort of way! Meaning: Hateful slurs, defacing graffiti, and workplace discrimination, all because of some God-given Titian locks.
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.Could be worse: Like if she was black!
Carrot-Tops: Not So Easy Being Red [ABC News]