fatphobia

I don’t have to choose between being fat and beautiful, I can be both.

Calling Me Fat Isn’t An Insult, It’s A Compliment

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with loving my body. I don’t have to choose between being fat and beautiful, I can be both. Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   12.7.18   |   SHARE
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Ali Abbassi’s Border movie

Take The Cake: Does Ali Abbassi’s ‘Border’ Have Lessons For Fat Acceptance?

Ali Abbassi’s ‘Border’ movie ultimately reminded me of what happens when we meet someone who reflects our power back to us. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.1.18   |   SHARE
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Dietland is canceled. Insatiable will return. Because of course, it will.

The Fat Girl Gets The Boot: Dietland Is Canceled

Dietland is canceled. Yep the (apparently not popular enough) AMC show has received news that it won’t be renewed for a second season. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.20.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: Are High School Dress Codes Especially Unfair To Plus-Size Teen Girls?

Fat girls have less latitude in every arena – clothing is no exception with high school dress codes. Fat women’s bodies are constructed as “outlaw” Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.20.18   |   SHARE
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Take the Cake: Why Fat Liberation Isn’t About Whether Fat People Are Healthy

Fat liberation and fat people’s full humanity and our right to a life free from discrimination — not our health status. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.13.18   |   SHARE
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Are vacations fat friendly? It can be tiring for plus-sized people to continually have to prove that they are worthy of excitement and adventure.

Are Vacations Fat Friendly?

Are vacations fat friendly? It can be tiring for plus-sized people to continually have to prove that they are worthy of excitement and adventure. Read...
Macey Lavoie    |   09.7.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 3 Tips For Normalizing How Your Fat Body Moves, Looks & Feels

Bodies of all sizes do amazing stuff all the time. Don't let fatphobia hijack your body's right to exist in all its vast complexity. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.6.18   |   SHARE
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If You Want To Talk About Physical Health, We’re Probably Going To Talk About Mental Health First

If you want to talk to me about health, it’s essential that you know that we’re probably going to talk about mental health first. Read...
Jes Baker    |   09.5.18   |   SHARE
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