Welcome to the Council on Size &
Weight Discrimination website!
We are a not-for-profit group
which works to change people's attitudes about weight. We act as
consumer advocates for larger people, especially in the areas of
medical treatment, job discrimination, and media images.
people, no matter what their weight, deserve equal treatment in the
job market and on the job.
people, no matter what their weight, deserve competent and
respectful treatment by health care professionals.
Prejudice based on weight is no different from, and no better than,
prejudice based on skin color, gender, religion, disability, or
media's portrayal of fat people is often inappropriately negative,
and that the media promotes people's fear of fat and obsession with
diversity is a positive goal. Our dream is a world in which a
person's life, health, well-being, and happiness is unrelated to
that person's weight.
attractive, capable people come in all shapes and sizes.
us has the responsibility to stand up for ourselves and for people
around us who may suffer weight discrimination.
and weight bigotry will end when people of all sizes refuse to allow
it to continue.
PO Box 305 Mt. Marion, NY 12456
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