Jun 26, 2019
Nike recently unveiled a new plus-size line of athletic clothing and with it, a plus-size mannequin on which to display the clothing. One journalist railed against this move as "promoting obesity." In this episode, Aaron and Glenys talk about the reaction to the mannequin, both good and bad, how promoting obesity is not actually "a thing", and the role that internalized weight stigma may have played in this reaction.
We're not linking to the original article because it's bias AF,
and you can google the Tanya Gold article. Instead, here are some
great articles clapping back.
Telegraph's Fatphobic Take On Nike's Plus-Size Mannequins Receives Backlash
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