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Lizzo lawsuit: What is weight-shaming and what can you do about it?

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“The Grammy-winning singer Lizzo has made a name for herself as a champion of body positivity and inclusivity. But that image has been challenged by a recent lawsuit accusing her and her dance team captain of creating a hostile and “overtly sexual” work atmosphere and weight-shaming.” These allegations are shocking, as they go directly against the platform of body-positivity that Lizzo has constructed for herself. In this article by the Northeastern Global News, Rachel Rodgers, Associate Professor of Applied Psychology and member of the WGSS executive committee, provides insight about what body-shaming is, its moral implications, and why it continues to this day.

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