How dance helped a ‘fat bloke’ fight body shaming


by LAUREN CODLING A NEW dance show aiming to rebel against “fat people being shamed and abused” will be touring across the country this month. Asad Ullah, 31, is one of the performers in artist Scottee’s Fat Blokes. Described as a “fat rebellion”, the show includes several plus-size dancers who strut their stuff on stage. It also explores why larger men are never portrayed as sexy, only funny. “Society constantly tells us that fat is not sexy,” Ullah told Eastern Eye. He believes beauty standards are made clear in the media, questioning how often was a larger man portrayed as…

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