Body-piercing and other Title VII troubles
- Firefighters hot over gay pride parade. // Our Sunday Visitor;12/28/2008, Vol. 97 Issue 35, p21
The author argues that the freedom of speech and religion of the firemen who filed a lawsuit against the city of San Diego, California were violated. The firemen claimed they were forced to participate in the city's gay pride parade in July 2007 and were subjected to sexual harassment. According...
- A four-alarm fight over religion. Gordon, Ken // Workforce (10928332);Jul2003, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p22
Reports on the lawsuit filed by a group of California firefighters against the California Department of Forestry (CDF) and Fire Protection over religion. Claims of the firefighters; Factors which contributed to the decision to sue CDF; Implication of the case for religion in the workplace.
- War and pierce. Lynn, Jacquelyn // Entrepreneur;Jun98, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p104
Presents information on body piercing in the workplace. Speculation over whether a company has the right to tell persons not to pierce their body; How should an employees dress code be determined; What is body piercing; Comments from Sherry Smith, president of Workforce Compliance Service.
- Sean French. French, Sean // New Statesman;08/22/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4348, p16
Comments on the implications of getting pierced. Problems associated with piercing; Parts of the body that can be pierced; Signal of sexual orientation; Efforts of some people to nurture pathetic fantasies of being able to recapture their youth, or what they wish their youth had been.
- Is piercing passe? Not a chance. // Glamour;Oct96, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p212
Presents survey results on whether piercing is already passe. Number of respondents with pierced ears; Significance of piercing.
- The `modern primitives'. Leo, John // U.S. News & World Report;7/31/95, Vol. 119 Issue 5, p16
Opinion. Focuses on the trend of body piercing. Examples including genital piercings; How piercing is now coated in happy talk (it's just body decoration); Motives for getting punctured repeatedly; Suggestion that the sadomasochistic instinct is being repositioned to look spiritually high-toned.
- Fashion that scars. Grace, Kevin Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/29/96, Vol. 23 Issue 33, p18
Shares Anne Hollander's comments regarding the practice of body piercing. View that flesh-piercing jewelry is a fashion fad out of which someone cannot grow because of the scars which the piercing leaves; Original remarks from the July 8, 1996 Internet magazine, Slate.
- Body piercing involving oral sites. Price, Sheila S.; Lewis, Maurice W. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Jul97, Vol. 128 Issue 7, p1017
Presents information on oral piercing while focusing on a case report with an emphasis on dental implications. Information on the case; Problems of the patient; Examination of oral piercing; Identification of places pierced; Risks associated with oral piercing. INSET: Possible risks and...
- The perils of piercing. Fraser, Laura; Griffin, Katherine // Health (Time Inc. Health);Mar/Apr96, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p21
Reports on the incidence of infection arising from nose studs and rows of earrings curving around the outside edge of the ear. Susceptibility to infection; Possibility of a nasal infection spreading into deeper veins that lead to the brain; Advice from plastic surgeon Anthony Sclafini; Need for...