You may be seeing the same pattern. And in a country obsessed with slenderness, many of these resolutions focus on weight loss. While many people are stuck in a cycle of weight loss and gain, there are a brave few who buck the trend and come out as fat. What does that even mean? And yet, as I have examined in my own research, people affiliated with the fat acceptance or fat liberation movement routinely talk about coming out as fat. It is about rejecting negative stereotypes and standing up against weight-based oppression.
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A new study in the American Journal of Public Health by BU School of Public Health researchers found that compared to heterosexual women, white and African American lesbian and bisexual women are more likely to be overweight at the age of 18 and maintain that weight through adulthood. A research team of teacher and student — Ulrike Boehmer, associate professor of community health sciences, and Nicholas P. Deputy, who received his MPH in — analyzed data from the California Health Interview Survey to investigate intersections of sexual minority status, race and ethnicity, and weight status along gender lines at two points in time: at age 18, and as adults, at the time of the survey. The survey captured demographical information, individual health information, weight status and age. The detailed analysis is intended to assist program planners in the development of targeted interventions for obese and overweight men and women.
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