Are you a steamy Scorpio looking for a long-term relationship? A dreamy Pisces aspiring to work in a traditional corporate environment? A Virgo wanting to have friends?
Please, keep your zodiac sign to yourself. Zodiac-shaming — the practice of treating someone differently and punitively because of their astrological sign — isn’t a total joke. You never know when someone will judge you for your cosmic family tree.
That’s not just my Virgo privilege talking.
It feels a bit laughable to hyphenate “zodiac” and “shame,” when so many other forms of shaming — body, s*x, grammar — are infinitely more severe and pervasive. But when someone is denied a resource or labeled undateable because of their zodiac sign … well, if that’s not discrimination, we can at least agree that it’s bad. Read more…