Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Calls on Retailers to End the Sale of “Fat” Costumes

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Calls on Retailers to End the Sale of “Fat” Costumes
in 2019 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on October 17, 2019

Tampa, Fla. – The OAC, a national nonprofit organization with more than 65,000 members nationwide, is calling on retailers such as Target, Amazon, Spirit Halloween and others to end the sale of “fat” costumes. “When retailers sell ‘fat’ costumes, they promote weight bias and stigma. The sale of these costumes lets people think it is
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Navigating a Lifetime Defined by Obesity: An OAC Member Interview
in OAC Blog on October 8, 2019

In this sincerely honest interview with OAC Community Member Graham L., he talks about living with and fighting a “life defined by obesity.” Hear his story about the stigma he has faced, the barriers he has climbed and the proven treatment option he won’t give up on.

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