TA calls for more ‘size acceptance’ on campus

A University of Akron Teaching Assistant recently called for more “size acceptance” in college curricula, saying “health promotion materials” are harmful.

In a recent academic article, Teaching Assistant and fat-studies scholar Corey Stevens criticizes colleges for offering “health promotion” programs and flyers, arguing that such materials perpetuate “anti-obesity rhetoric” that could hurt the “body image and self-esteem” of overweight students.

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  • David Murrell

    In keeping with the goal of being respectful of others, let’s cut out the usual fat jokes and double entendres, such as “hefty problem”, “ballooning issue” and other such uncalled-for phrases. One other improvement, in this regard, would be to call overweight students “cellulite-challenged individuals”. A good term to introduce in this pc world.

    • Man_with_Hat

      This “minority” is constantly harassed by those hateful cellulaphobes. The most racist people on the planet are skinny white males hating on fat black women.

    • Editor

      I, myself have a few kilograms to lose and am fond of the term “gravitationally-challenged”.

    • Justin St.Denis

      I prefer the more inclusive term “fat fucks”. It makes no gender or age distinctions.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Doesn’t that consumption help kill mother earth?

  • Editor

    “In a recent academic article, Teaching Assistant and [meth]-studies scholar
    Corey Stevens criticizes colleges for offering “health promotion”
    programs and flyers, arguing that such materials perpetuate
    “[anti-meth-smoking]” that could hurt the “body image and self-esteem”
    of [meth-smoking] students.”

    Mark my words, this is coming soon. Brought to you by the absolutist moral relativity crowd.

    • Exile1981

      The end of health programs will collide with the UK decision to end health services for obese people. Its just another way to relegate people into an early grave.

  • Millie_Woods

    Never have so many people with a-headfull-of-shit wielded so much power and authority. I keep thinking the adults will come home soon and put a stop to all this nonsense, but more and more I’m starting to believe nothing short of a catastrophic event(s) can bring us back to normalcy.

  • JoKeR

    Corey Stevens:
    https://news.lafayette.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2017/09/stevens.jpg
    Now give me that order of half a side on beef between two extra large pizzas!

    • David Murrell

      Speaking of individuals with a rather ample amount of girt, CBC reporter Katie Simpson got into a dust-up on that subject matter:
      witter.com/cbckatie/status/431186087331897345?lang=en

  • tom_billesley

    Triggley Puff and Michael Moore agree.
    [pictures redacted for sake of digestive stability]

  • Jay Harper

    Size acceptance, followed by death acceptance as people die from obesity related illnesses. The left are always thinking up new ways to kill people.

  • Justin St.Denis

    Walk through any part of the U of T campus and you will note that fat arses are now the standard. Most persons under 30 look like “fat-bottomed girls” when viewed from behind. It’s depressing. And fat-shaming works! And SHOULD be employed so that the fat-arsed generation doesn’t turn itself into a medical millstone.

  • Exile1981

    Fat Studies? WTF

    I’m waiting for airline seats as broad as my shoulders.

  • Allan

    Never mind that being obese will take years off of their lives, we MUST NOT hurt their feelings.

  • Clausewitz

    Looks like he’s serious, about as serious as a heart attack.