From the Women’s Center Desk: Thoughts on Casual Fatphobia during the Pandemic

The recent pandemic has escalated casual fatphobia, particularly online, and the Women’s Center has created a resource to help our community fight back. While memes poke fun at pandemic weight gain, hashtags share damaging diet tips to lose the #quarantine15. While often meant as humor, these trends are fatphobic and damage our collective well-being and mental health. They amount to microaggressions and […]