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Chronic illness and fatness can interact in ways that exacerbate both the ableism and fatphobia we experience.

What Your Sick, Fat Friend Wants You To Know 

As a sick person, sometimes even well-meaning people say and do things that are frustrating. Here's what your sick fat friend wants you to know. Read...
Katie Tastrom    |   01.23.18   |   SHARE
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When the formerly fat spoke of their hardships, I didn’t take them seriously.

Are Formerly Fat People More Fatphobic Than Other People?     

When the formerly fat spoke of their hardships, I didn’t take them seriously. I thought that without the problem of weight, their lives must be Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   01.5.18   |   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
This is my story of growing up in a fatphobic household.

Growing Up In A Fatphobic Household

I grew up in a fatphobic household — one that was created by my mother’s fear of getting and staying fat. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   09.13.17   |   SHARE
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