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Everyone’s talking about TikTok’s ‘bold glamour’ filter

TikTokers say using the filter and comparing its results to their own face made them feel bad about the way they looked. 

On Mar 1, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I hadn’t noticed but it’s so true’: Target called out for excluding men from its plus-size models

'So women get overweight models to help them feel more comfortable, but men don't?'

On Oct 27, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘I’m the girl from the video’: Woman with skin condition speaks out after stranger films her on train, speculates she has monkeypox (updated)

‘I have taken screenshots of the comments [and] will be posting them…everyywhereee.’

On Aug 2, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘She made me feel so bad and guilty about it’: Customer says Anytime Fitness worker fat-shamed her when she tried to cancel gym membership

'Is that legal? Is that in their policy? Can they ask me to do that?'

On Jul 20, 2022 by Linda Hamilton

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‘Some people have an issue with my body not my scrubs and it shows’: Nurse says she was told her scrubs are ‘inappropriate,’ sparking debate

"Anyone saying ‘buy a bigger size’ it doesn't rlly work like that."

On Jul 18, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘You should be with someone that looks like me’: Woman says people are criticizing her marriage with a ‘physically fit’ man

'The world has literally taught us that we have to value our worth on our bodies.'

On Jun 22, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Fat suits are never okay’: Netflix’s ‘Matilda’ faces criticism for Emma Thompson’s Miss Trunchbull prosthetics

Relying on heavy makeup and prosthetics, Netflix's Miss Trunchbull is accused of reinforcing fatphobic stereotypes.

On Jun 21, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Aritzia is giving early 2000s Hollister/A&F’: Woman claims she was ‘body-shamed’ by Aritzia employee who gave her larger sizes than she asked for

'They asked me twice if I 'was sure that was my size.''

On Jun 10, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘I’d be blasting his name to warn other women’: Woman says tattoo artist inappropriately talked about her body while she was topless

'He just starts talking about how unsymmetrical I was.'

On Apr 19, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Pregnant Applebee’s worker cries after manager allegedly fat-shames her

'Hell nahhh, HR girl right nowwww.'

On Apr 8, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

Magic Kingdom (l&r) young man with 'Disney makes me realize how small the lifting/fit population really is' (c)

‘A place filled with predominantly families and small children’: TikToker goes to Disney World and judges people who don’t lift

'Gym bros discovering the real world.'

On Mar 28, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘We’re no longer taking this sh*t’: Creator calls out TikTokers lying about attraction to plus-size women in viral ‘Fat or Cap’ series

‘I’m here to give you the truth.’

On Mar 2, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Why women hate their bodies 101’: TikToker measures corset and claims the size tag is off by several inches, sparking debate

Viewers expressed frustration with confusing fitting guides and inconsistent measurements.

On Feb 7, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

'Fat pads' used on a plus-size model

‘Just use real plus-size women’: Plus-size model reveals she’s asked to use parts of a ‘fat suit’ for work in viral TikTok

'This explains the midsections that never make sense.'

On Dec 29, 2021 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘There’s no way you’re getting your a** in this’: TikToker shows how small Kim Kardashian’s Skims really are

Kim's shapewear line under fire.

On Dec 28, 2021 by Elizabeth Rose