Overweight dancer Whitney Thore has become a star - shaking her 25-stone booty in online videos. The 29-year-old radio producer's clip A Fat Girl Dancing showcasing her incredible dance skills went viral and earned her fans the world over. Whitney, who has Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, wants to destigmatise the word 'fat'. Six months ago she launched the No Body Shame Campaign fight fat phobia and teach people to love their bodies.
Psychology Today's Elizabeth Svoboda presents an interesting argument on the merits of no holds barred truth telling versus the social sensitivity involved in telling little white lies. Svoboda poses that while truth tellers may rest easy at night, brutal honesty can have negative emotional repercussions for others.