Monday, September 25, 2017

Fat Shaming In The Workplace: Is Calling Someone A ‘Big Bottomed Girl’ Actionable? - ABOVE THE LAW

by Richard B. Cohen
Originally published: September 21, 2017

Multiple choice question: Being “fat” is (a) a medical condition, (b) genetic, (c) a lifestyle choice, or (d) your own lack of discipline.

Who isn’t concerned about their weight? Or, to put it simply, obsessed? Our culture (Hollywood? Madison Avenue? Social media?) encourages this obsession.

And being “fat,” apparently, is the ultimate shame.