Topic: fat-shaming

Disney Finally Gets The Message That Parents Don’t Love It When Their Kids Are Fat-Shamed

Disney Finally Gets The Message That Parents Don't Love It When Their Kids Are Fat-Shamed

I’m all for constructing positive, healthy role models for kids. I just don’t think we need to be fat-shaming them in the process. Disney’s Epcot Center, in a collaboration with Blue Cross Blue Shield, launched an interactive educational attraction called “Habit Heroes” last spring. What was meant to inspire kids to be healthy ended up just making kids feel pretty awful and pissing off their parents. More »