New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane

“Still more research finds that fat women earn less than their thinner peers, but the same can’t be said for fat men.” Source: New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane Continue reading New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane

The Problems With Current Legal Protection Against Appearance-Based Discrimination

“Don’t change your body; change the rules.” — Jennifer Portnick Assumptions, stereotypes, stigmatizations and concomitant discrimination with regards to health and appearance abound, not only in the medical community, but in society at large, and especially within the employment context. Appearance discrimination is pervasive. Twenty-five per cent of obese employees say they regularly suffered negative … Continue reading The Problems With Current Legal Protection Against Appearance-Based Discrimination

My wedding was perfect – and I was fat as hell the whole time | Life and style | The Guardian

It’s wedding season!  That means cake, dresses and rings.  It may also mean that millions of brides the world over are desperately trying to lose 5, 10 or 30 lbs before the big day… Stop. You’re fine just the way you are. 🙂  Your fiance or fiancee obviously thinks so…and if not, ditch ’em. I … Continue reading My wedding was perfect – and I was fat as hell the whole time | Life and style | The Guardian