Fat liberation and fat people’s full humanity and our right to a life free from discrimination — not our health status.
If sugar is the problem, then why stop at sugary drinks with this soda tax? Why isn’t there an éclair tax or a tiramisu tax?
The double standard of the soda tax is glaringly absurd, but grounded in a long history of selective regulation and bigoted attitudes.
A "fat tax" is an additional fee that is charged to fat patrons by services like pedicurists, spas, even massage therapists.
A "fat tax" is an additional fee that is charged to fat patrons by services like pedicurists, spas, even massage therapists. Sometimes it even goes beyond a tax to complete exclusion.
“You’re getting thin, gal!” My mom said as I strutted through the archway of my parents’ front door. “Thanks mom,” I muttered. It was the fifth time I’d heard the compliment in recent weeks. Close friends, other relatives and even my live-in partner were showering me with incessant praise about the sudden slimming of my wide waist and rotund thighs.
intersectional academic. unapologetic fat lady. writer.