News - 21 Nov `15Vitiligo is going mainstream: fashion and video games.


Only a multi-million fashion conglomerate could afford to challenge taboos on issues like vitiligo and bring them to the mainstream, CNN reports . An insanely popular video game FALLOUT 4 now helps fight vitiligo stigma. In this version, which was sold in 12 million copies in its first 24 hours on the market, characters can have vitiligo to make their unique appearance (YouTube )

Fallout 4 Video Game Vitiligo

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