Jameela Jamil Speaks Out About Discrimination Against ‘Beautiful Brown Skin’

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Jameela Jamil has never been one to keep quiet on issues she’s passionate about, and she’s no different when it comes to the topic of surface positivity.

The “Good Place” star, who is of South Asian descent, addressed colorism in her own parish. In a series of social media berths, she announced out discrimination against darker skin and talked about her ardour of tanning.

Jamil tweeted on Monday about the pride she feels in tan her “brilliant brown skin.”

“The discrimination in my own culture against our natural beautiful chocolate-brown skin is disgusting, ” she wrote. “Bleaching and whitening ointments should be banned.( But use sunscreen kids. Tan responsibly ). ”

The desire for lighter scalp covers many different Asian cultures and is prevalent in the South Asian community. A study on skin fairness make use in India found that more than 37 percent of the nearly 2,000 people who were canvassed reported they had been using skin fairness products.

Several safaruss have been launched in the South Asian community to combat the stigma tied to darker surface, including #unfairandlovely. The social media progress, which gets its name from a play on skin-lightening cream Fair and Lovely, announced on dark-skinned parties to share their own photos across stages and celebrate the beautiful of different colors.

In an Instagram post, Jamil also emphasized embracing her “boob stretch distinguishes, ” which she renamed “babe marks.”

“They are a sign my body dared to take up extra space in a society that challenges our everlasting thinness, ” she said, adding “They are my badge of honour for repelling society’s weaponizing of the female form.”


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