Bodies

Mirror Mirror, On The Wall: Who Is The Most Insecure Of Us All?

My staring was a compliment; she saw it as a criticism.

Mirror Mirror on all these walls, who is the most insecure of us all? My staring was a compliment; she saw it as a criticism.

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Having My Body Issues Stripped Bare Among European Sunbathers

The real reason I didn’t shed my bathing suit on Burriana Beach was because I was insecure about how my body looked.

I was insecure about how my body looked. The European sunbathers shamelessly demonstrated that we can be perfectly satisfied with what we have.

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Are Fat Women Easy Targets For Narcissists? ​

One of the reasons that narcissists are so troubling is their lack of compassion and awareness regarding how their behavior affects other people.

One of the reasons that narcissists are so troubling is their lack of compassion and awareness regarding how their behavior affects other people.

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Take The Cake: The Hardest Part Of Writing You Have The Right To Remain Fat

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To many who have experienced the gruesome reality that is diet culture I know 'You Have The Right To Remain Fat' makes complete sense.

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I'm Not "Thicc" — I'm Fat

The hypersexualization of bigger bodies rested on this term because it had no implications of health, or "ugliness," as fat does.

I learned that the term “thicc” was fatphobic early in its rise. The hypersexualization of bigger bodies rested on this term.

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What Happened When I Went To Freeze My Eggs​

I went to learn about the options to freeze my eggs so that when I was ready to make a decision about having kids, I wouldn’t have to worry about my age.

I went to learn about the options to freeze my eggs so that when I was ready to make a decision about having kids, I wouldn’t have to worry about my age.

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Take The Cake: Do Smaller Fat People Have Privilege?

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I came to realize that even though I was certainly a bona fide member, that some fat people were far more acutely marginalized than me.

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Purity Culture & Weight: Jesus Loves Skinny People​

By the time I was 13, the message had come through loud and clear: Thinness was next to Godliness, and I could never achieve either without extraordinary means.

By 13, I clearly understood: Thinness was next to Godliness, and I could never achieve either without extraordinary means. Jesus loves skinny people.

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Kombucha With A Side Of Fat Shaming 

What The Bu actually appears to support and donate to are organizations that engage in size-based oppression to the detriment of fat people.

Bu Kombucha's message on their bottle, “Health is our priority. The Bu supports and donates to organizations that fight obesity.”

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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.

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

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