Keyword: fat

Paris authorities champion the obese in anti-discrimination event

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'.

The stigma of being fat and female in France

Not fitting the silhouettes put about by fashion magazines can make being fat synonymous with failure, argue champions of the more rounded.