Singapore plus-size actors push back against culture of ‘fat-shaming’

Feb 23, 2022 | INVESTING

“I dare you, watch me as I undress,” sings actor Ross Nasir in a Singapore musical comedy about dating as a plus-size woman, highlighting a nascent fat acceptance movement in a city state that once forced children to join weight loss programmes.“Fat-shaming” – discrimination based on weight – is still common in Singapore and across Asia, activists say, but there are signs that the traditional view that only slim can be beautiful is being challenged.“It just took a longer time for people in Asia…

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