Weight Bias in American Culture

Weight Bias in American Culture

Weight-Bias in American Culture

Cultural expectations for weight/body size/shape are often unobtainable. Therefore, many of us live in bodies which fall outside what has been deemed “normal” and/or “acceptable.” This discussion investigates how weight-bias has been constructed in American Culture, and attempts to address issues of weight-bias through an interdisciplinary and intersectional feminist lens. Length: 1 hour