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Society

Anti-fat attitudes surge after celebrity fat-shaming: study

It is common for celebrities to be criticized about their weight and psychologists have found that when that happens, women’s negative attitudes about fat increase. Psychologists at McGill University looked at 20 instances of celebrity fat-shaming and women’s attitudes before» 

Health, Society

Fat-shaming by medical staff decried by dying woman

Several posts to an obituary for Ellen Maud Bennett express support and admiration for her final message that “women of size” stand up against weight discrimination by the medical profession. Bennett was a 64-year-old cancer patient and the obituary says»