Overweight people are more likely to experience discrimination than their slimmer counterparts. Photo: Getty Images Overweight people are more likely to experience discrimination than their slimmer counterparts. Photo: Getty Images
Overweight people are more likely to experience discrimination than their slimmer counterparts. Photo: Getty Images
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Overweight people (unless you’re Donald Trump) face discrimination, research shows

  • Researchers put normal-weight male actors in different situations, then recreated them with the actors wearing prosthetics to appear overweight
  • They found the ‘overweight’ men faced discrimination both subtle and overt. Similar biases were found in politics, but with some notable exceptions

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Overweight people are more likely to experience discrimination than their slimmer counterparts. Photo: Getty Images Overweight people are more likely to experience discrimination than their slimmer counterparts. Photo: Getty Images
Overweight people are more likely to experience discrimination than their slimmer counterparts. Photo: Getty Images
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