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Introducing Jena: The Plus-Sized Hero We Needed

Introducing Jena: The Plus-Sized Hero We Needed

Nearly 70% of women in the United States wear a size 14 or above, yet mainstream media lacks adequate representation for fat or plus-sized women. More than 70% of men in the United States are considered overweight, but many male characters in the entertainment industry are not. When fat characters appear in films or shows, they often are a secondary character depicted in a dehumanizing manner, the main villain meant to make the main character more appealing, or the comic relief and punchlines of jokes.

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