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Michelle Obama’s Repeated Mistake

Oct 18, 2013

This is Dances With Fat’s latest post. Please read and sign the petition. Michelle Obama plans to reappear on the asinine show “The Biggest Loser.” It is shaming, bullying, and full of weight stigma. The First Lady is OUT OF TOUCH!

Dances With Fat

social-changeLast year when I found out that Michelle Obama was going on The Biggest Loser, I wrote an article with Darryl Roberts talking about what an absolutely horrible idea it was and why.  Unfortunately it didn’t get the job done because Michelle Obama is planning to appear on the show again this year.  The article we wrote is below if you want to read it, right now though you can help the campaign to stop the First Lady from going to TBL and hopefully start a dialog about why this culture that she is perpetuating is so dangerous. Here are some activism opportunities:

Sign the petition:  http://www.change.org/petitions/first-lady-michelle-obama-please-do-not-appear-on-the-biggest-loser-and-instead-engage-with-the-advocacy-communities-specializing-in-weight-stigma

Utilize these Pinterest memes  http://www.pinterest.com/bingebehavior/biggest-loser-and-weight-stigma/ 

Spread the petition and memes using your own social media.

Do other awesome things and let us know about them in the comments.

Here is the article we wrote last year:

When I heard that Michelle Obama was…

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. jlzkcarlos@yahoo.com permalink
    Oct 18, 2013 10:39 am

    Wow, you are a fast re-blogger.
    Is there anything for those of us to do (without blogs) to help with this sort of message?

    Like

    • Oct 18, 2013 12:05 pm

      Tweet it, put it on Facebook. Those two immediately come to mind. And sign the petition. 🙂

      Like

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