Tag Archives: fat activism

True Life?

While checking my email a few days ago, I stumbled across this one from Helena. “Hey!   My name is Helena and just came across your awesome blog…   The reason I’m writing you is because I am currently casting … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Old Navy.

Below is the transcript of an email I’ve just sent off to Old Navy after finding out they have a one-day-only sale ($5 each!) on swim separates. Which of course, doesn’t extend to their plus size line. Old Navy: I … Continue reading

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Fat Bottomed Girls

This is a performance piece by Kim Selling called Fat Bottomed Girls. It singlehandedly defined my year, and the struggles I’ve gone through to finally come out the other side and love my body. I think it’s an important piece … Continue reading

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‘Are you an FA?’

I’ve been active in the Fat Acceptance community for some way, shape, or form for about a year now. I’ve been much more active in recent months, and that’s when I noticed the ‘are you an FA’ phenomenon. I have … Continue reading

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Fatshion–or not?

I was watching Margitte Kristjansson’s documentary ‘The Fat Body (In)visible“. . .I’ve heard people talk about it, refer to it, and comment on it for months, but I never really got around to watching it myself until tonight. One of … Continue reading

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This is my first attempt at being a ‘serious’ blogger.

I’ve used my tumblr for over a year now, and over the past 7 months or so it’s become less fun and memes and pictures and more articles and activism. Mostly in the sphere of Fat Acceptance, but also with … Continue reading

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Confidence and Weight.

Many people I know are losing weight recently, and that’s great, I’m absolutely happy for them. The majority of them are doing it the right way–watching what they eat, exercising, having a more healthy lifestyle in general. No fad diets, … Continue reading

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