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Here's How The Media Should Be Talking About Fat People But Don't Have The Courage To

Whenwas the last time you saw people of all sizes in the media? Unless it was acommercial promoting just that, uhhh — try never! Bullying based on weight is a bad cultural habit that's still alive in themainstream. Diverse shapes should be celebrated, not maligned. The people in this campaign are proudlyshowcasing their beauty for all to see. Hopefully their hard work helps others to do the same.

Here's How The Media Should Be Talking About Fat People But Don't Have The Courage To
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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure last month that could pave the way for the Catholic Church to deny President Joe Biden communion. The conservative bishops hope to prevent Biden from participating in the sacred ritual because of his support for abortion rights.

Biden is a devout Catholic who considered becoming a priest in his youth. He rarely misses mass, holds a rosary while making critical decisions, and often quotes scriptures. When asked about the bishops' decision Biden said it is "a private matter and I don't think that's going to happen."

The bishops hope the new guidance would push "Catholics who are cultural, political, or parochial leaders to witness the faith."

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