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Calling a man “bald” as an insult amounts to sexual harassment.

That’s according to landmark judgement in the UK, after an electrician brought a case against his employers.

The Telegraph reports a panel of “balding” judges on an employment tribunal found that because men are more likely to lose their hair than women, using that term to describe someone is a form of discrimination.

Columnist and Conservative MP Matthew Parris says ageing men are among the only group still allowed to be ridiculed:

“We would protect gay people, we would protect trans people from what might appear to be hateful or ridiculing speech or writing. To some extent, women get the same protection, disabled people get the same protection – but you can be as rude as you like about an old white man and nobody bats an eyelid”.