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A woman’s sexuality, especially a fat woman’s sexuality makes some people feel extremely uncomfortable, so they try to erase fat sexuality.

The Right To Be Sexual At Any Size ​

A woman’s sexuality, especially a fat woman’s sexuality makes some people feel extremely uncomfortable, so they try to erase fat sexuality. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   08.6.18   |   SHARE
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There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness.

I’m Diabetic, And Sometimes I Don’t Care

There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness. We all want to reason with illness but we can’t. Read...
Dallas Athent    |   08.6.18   |   SHARE
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I remember what it was like to be thin.

I'm Happy In My Fat Body, But I Miss Being Thin

You do not have to hate your body — but you don’t have to love it either. While I'm happy with my fat body, I miss being thin. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   08.5.18   |   SHARE
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Here are a few ways we can help kids develop a healthy body image.

We Need To Talk About Body Image With Our Kids Early And Often​

The media and the fashion industry overwhelmingly continue to promote a body type that’s not realistic. We need to talk to about body image with our Read...
Gina RIch    |   08.3.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: 7 Tips For Medical Self-Advocacy As A Fat Person

Humane, proper medical care should be something all people — regardless of status — have access to. Here are tips for medical self-advocacy for fat Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.2.18   |   SHARE
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“I just love your squishy belly!” Then, as only children can do, he gave it a nickname: belly jelly.

Learning To Love My Belly Jelly​

“I just love your squishy belly!” Then, as only children can do, he gave it a nickname: belly jelly. So I'm learning to love my belly jelly. Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   07.27.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Annie Gray on Unsplash

No, You Shouldn't Ditch Your Fat Friends ​

Slimming World (UK version of Weight Watchers) is telling those who have reached their “target weight” to ditch their fat friends. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.23.18   |   SHARE
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There I was, naked from the waist down, to wax my butt, clutching my knees and trying to act like this was not the most vulnerable position possible.

Why Did I Wait Until Middle-Age To Wax My Butt?

There I was, naked from the waist down, to wax my butt, clutching my knees and trying to act like this was not the most vulnerable position possible. Read...
Suzanne Norris    |   07.23.18   |   SHARE
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