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Losing Weight, Hate and Obesity Bias – The Huffington Post

 

From my latest article on The Huffington Post, about obesity bias, hate, bullying, and what to do about it:

“When she was an overweight teen, bullies relentlessly tormented Natt Smith, one of The Huffington Post’s  weight loss success stories.

“I was walking down the science hall and one of the notorious school bullies poured milk over my head and followed me around making mooing sounds, pausing only intermittently to ask why I was so fat.”

Part of me wants to cry and part of me wants to get in the car and find the guy. This infuriates me.”

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The Evil Gender Bias of Obesity and Weight Gain – The Huffington Post

 

This is from my latest article on The Huffington Post:

 The bias against overweight people is evil. I know. I was the fat kid growing up, and it got worse for years. And I’m a guy. It was worse for the girls. The unfairness and meanness is destructive and disheartening. The thin kids in school weren’t ridiculed in gym class…

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