Fat Shaming

Fat Shaming, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

Lizzo's powerful message about self-love comes after emotional post detailing “fat-phobic and racist abuse” she gets daily

Lizzo breaks down over the “fat-phobic and racist abuse” she receives daily

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Amy Beecham
  • Please stop congratulating me for exercising.
    Wellbeing

    “Why I want strangers to stop congratulating me for exercising just because I’m fat”

  • BMI is useless
    Wellbeing

    Why BMI really isn’t fit for purpose

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    Wellbeing

    ‘Chub rub’: it’s time to reframe how we talk about chafing

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Strength

“It horrifies people that someone who is not seen as delicate or beautiful could dance”

Chloe Elliot was trolled on Twitter for sharing an image of herself en pointe. This is why she's not hanging up her ballet shoes anytime soon.

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Chloe Gray
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Kate Bottley on Gogglebox
People

Gogglebox’s Kate Bottley reminds us it’s never OK to comment on someone’s weight

“I know you think you’re being kind, but comments about weight aren’t OK.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Kelly Clarkson has a powerful self-love mantra for anyone who has been body-shamed

Definitely try this one at home.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Woman almost drowns in viral video. Men still want to know what she's wearing

Korisa Miller is lucky to be alive. Why are men worried about what she looked like?

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Jessica Rapana
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Jessica Rapana
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Why do we think it’s OK to publicly shame women on TV?

Laura Tobin isn’t the only TV meteorologist who has to put up with sexism at work.

comedian Sofie Hagan
Stylist Live

This is why you have to see Sofie Hagan at Stylist Live LUXE

Comedian, author, liberationist and podcast host; Sofie's got it all... and we've got Sofie.

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Stylist Team
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James Corden fat shaming
Life

James Corden’s viral response to “fat-shaming needs to make a comeback” comments is brilliant

He delivered a candid and humurous statement.

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Hollie Richardson
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Stephanie Yeboah_dating fat
People

Stephanie Yeboah: “Why dating as a plus size woman in 2019 is so traumatic”

“To date while fat means one of three things: being humiliated, being ignored or being fetishised”

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Stephanie Yeboah
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Brittany Runs a Marathon
Life

Brittany Runs a Marathon: Jillian Bell is sick of being cast as the “fat best friend”

It's promising to be the next big indie film.

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Hollie Richardson
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Jameela Jamil Twitter fat shaming
Life

Jameela Jamil is fed up of fat-shaming being “accepted as a norm” in the workplace

And so are we...

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Hollie Richardson
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Opinion

Let’s call those viral portion control plates what they really are – fatshaming

Who thought these were a good idea?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Moya Crockett
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How celebrity fat-shaming affects women’s views of their own bodies

In a new study, psychologists explore how women are influenced by the treatment of famous female bodies in the media.

Jameela Jamil
People

Jameela Jamil just reminded everyone how dangerous fatphobia really is

“Check yourself and your fatphobia at the door please.”

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Demi Lovato
People

Demi Lovato just called out a fat shaming website for its “toxic” content

The singer opened a dialogue with the journalist in question to remind them that she is so much more than her weight.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
People

Chrissy Teigen reminds us why we should never ask people about their weight

“I'LL TAKE THESE POUNDS AND THIS FEELING!” she tweeted during a raw Q&A session.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Jameela Jamil responds to critics who say she’s a bad advocate for body positivity

Some people have said that Jameela Jamil is “too skinny” to preach body positivity. This is her response

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Melissa McCarthy keeps being fat-shamed, and her responses are always epic

The actress has always shut down the critics who want to comment on her appearance. Here's some of her best clapbacks to date

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Speak Up

Netflix’s Insatiable isn’t as bad as you thought it would be. It’s worse

We watched the fat shaming television show so you never, ever have to

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Kayleigh Dray
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This woman has used her obituary to criticise the doctors who fat-shamed her

“No one offered any support or suggestions beyond weight loss”

Aidy Bryant
Life

Finally, a television show that knows how to portray fat women

If you’re as troubled by Netflix’s Insatiable as we are, then you’re going to love the sound of this new series

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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