New animated short film reveals the anxiety and stigma of 'flying while fat'
In tiny airplane cabins, pressure mounts — especially for plus-size travelers entering an aircraft that wasn’t designed with them in mind.
To bring attention to the discrimination and stress plus-size people face when flying, London-based activist and artist Stacy Bias has created a new animated short film called Flying While Fat. She hopes to start a conversation about acceptance and inclusion of plus-size travelers.
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Bias tells Mashable she created the animated short to amplify the often silenced voices of fat airline passengers, giving them the chance to unpack the challenges of