society & social life

03. September 2015

Is severe obesity a disability?

Obesity can be categorized as “disability” in terms of the EU-guidelines for equal treatment in employment and occupation if there are distinct restrictions in the participation in professional life.

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12. August 2015

Is Fat Fabulous?

New plus-size icons, as well as bloggers are triggering a changing view on the mainstream beauty ideal. Campaigns like “EffYourBeautStandards” or slogans like “Fat is Fabulous” call for more acceptance and recognition of people suffering from adiposity and a new definition of beauty.

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