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Size Discrimination

385-Pound Man Kicked Off United Flight For Row Mate's Comfort

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business

A 385-pound man is calling out United Airlines for the heavy-handed way the company treated him when he tried to take a flight. Errol Narvaez spent th...

Exercising the Inalienable Right to Be Imperfect

Stacey Morris | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Stacey Morris

There was something peculiar about Carla as she approached me from across the room. Her gait was unsteady and she looked confused as she navigated the...

Lily Karlin

The Illusion Of Celebrity Fitness Has Officially Been Shattered

HuffingtonPost.com | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

Last week, Elizabeth Banks made celebrity headlines when she admitted she had not seen herself as pretty when she was younger. "I didn’t quite b...

Lily Karlin

What 'You Did Not Eat That' Can Teach Us About Reality Weight Loss TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment

When ABC renewed “Extreme Weight Loss” for a fifth season last week, body positivity activists everywhere clenched their fists tight, shook them t...

This Documentary Will Stop You From Making Fat People The Butt Of Your Jokes

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women

"It's perfectly acceptable to make the fat body the butt of your joke... I want to change that." That's what women's studies scholar and fat activi...

14 Painful Examples Of Everyday Fat-Shaming

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

If you've ever doubted that fat-shaming is something that happens every day, just listen to the hundreds of Twitter users who shared their stories las...

14 Women Who Have Faced Fat Prejudice

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.26.2013 | Women

"Beauty isn't between a size zero and a size eight. It is not a number at all. It is not physical," Ellen DeGeneres said recently in response to Aberc...

Student Says Bar Said She Was Too Fat

Posted 04.30.2012 | College

A University of Iowa student says that a local bar wouldn't let her dance on a platform because she was "not pretty enough" and "obviously pregnant," ...