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Aidy Bryant Puts Fat Shaming In Its Place 

Aidy Bryant’s recent interview with The Cut is so refreshing! Aidy is crystal clear that the problem isn’t fat bodies, but rather fatphobia. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   11.13.17   |   SHARE
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Hey There Fatty Game via Kickstarter

Hey There Fatty: The Game None Of Us Need 

There is a new game on Kickstarter called Hey There Fatty! It comes packaged in a stereotypical Chinese food delivery container. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
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13 Warm Knits For Cuddle Weather

Fall fashion is all about three things: staying warm, layering on textures, and rich colors. The real holiday treat are the warm knits for day-to-day Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
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These Fat Babes Showcase Their Visible Belly Outlines

Being in any body comes with its own set of insecurities, hangups, and unique idiosyncrasies, but visible belly outlines are particularly fraught Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   11.3.17   |   SHARE
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Cake Related Fatphobic Incident — or CRFI for short

Take The Cake: No, I Won't Cut You A Smaller Slice Of Cake

A cake related fatphobic incident is that moment when it's time to eat cake, and an otherwise joyous experience gets ruined by a moralizing impulse. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
A world in which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable, and then uses that as a defense of sexually assaulting fat women isn’t new.

#MeToo & Fat Women: Sexual Assault Is Not A "Favor" 

We live in a world which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable. It's disturbing to have to say that sexual assault is not a favor. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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There Is No Right Way To Ask Someone To Lose Weight For You

People’s health and looks change over time — if you only want to be in a relationship with someone “healthy” you should probably just stay single. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   10.30.17   |   SHARE
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The 3 Levels of Fatphobia are intrapersonal, interpersonal, and institutional.

Take The Cake: The 3 Levels Of Fatphobia

The 3 Levels of Fatphobia are intrapersonal, interpersonal, and institutional. Yes, everyone is affected by fatphobia. But the follow-up question is Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
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