Racism, Sexism, Ageism…Fatism?
By Jennifer Griffith on August 13, 2012
There’s racism. Ageism. Sexism. Is there “fat-ism?” Having gone up and down the scale through five pregnancies, it’s been something not unfamiliar to me. So I ask: do we in our culture take people less seriously if they are overweight? What kind of self-esteem issues do our young people (as well as adults) have when […]
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