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Overweight Stigma

Anna Almendrala

Fat Jokes In Children's Movies Are A Lot More Common Than You Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

"At least you don't look like some kind of bloated roadside piñata! You really should think about going on a diet!" cries Puss in Boots in "Shrek The...

It's OK, You're Just Fat: Achieving Good Medical Care for the Obese

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Hawksworth

I don't tell these stories to get people to feel sorry for me. I'm telling them because this is the standard of care for fat people, it seems. I'm by far not the only person who's been written off because of her weight.

The Stigma of Obesity

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

The majority of us would be outraged by, and would not stand for, the same slandering of Asian, black, female, gay, elderly, or disabled Americans. Why, then, do we tolerate those who focus the same vitriol on people who are overweight?