Tag Archives: fat

#fatshamingweek

Trigger warning for this post, *extreme* fat hate. So, not sure where it originated from, but someone with too much time on their hands decided it would be funny/relevant to start the hashtag #fatshamingweek on twitter. So, being somewhat of … 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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Down with the ‘treats’!: A new low on ‘tricks’.

The other day I was reading an ¬†article about the atrocities and horrors of the calorie count of the average Halloween candy haul of a US child. Considering how short this article was, I couldn’t believe how many times I … Continue reading

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Our Big Fat Guts (via Dances With Fat)

There are so many things I want to say, but then I read Dances with Fat and she just puts it SO much better than I ever could. I rather dislike that she didn’t seem to include fats who don’t … 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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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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What is Fat Acceptance? (sticky post!)

I’ve loaded this post with links to blogs, studies, research, and other valuable links to inform anyone who’s interested in learning the truth behind the so-called ‘obesity crisis.’ What is Fat Acceptance?: According to the Wikipedia page, Fat Acceptance is: … Continue reading

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