Paris authorities champion the obese in anti-discrimination event

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The Paris City Hall is this week staging an event highlighting discrimination forms including a catwalk show of  rounded models who will parade to raise awareness that overweight people are subject to prejudice that results in intolerable social 'rejection, disdain' and 'hostility'.

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Paris is to host its first "anti-sizeism" day, including an extra-large fashion show, as part of a week against all forms of discrimination, reports The Telegraph.