Stigma Against Fat People the Last Acceptable Prejudice

Written by on February 21, 2013, for ABC News


Kenlie Tiggeman from New Orleans is suing Southwest Airlines for “discriminatory actions” after a gate agent told her she was “too fat to fly.”

 

At a time when obesity is seen as a serious public health threat, research has found a growing prejudice against fat people.

Last week, the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University published a study suggesting that male jurors didn’t administer blind justice when it came to plus-size female defendants…. to read more click here.

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