weekend
Slowly, my “100% straight” label peeled back to reveal something pretty queer underneath.
flying while fat
louis ck
Contrary to what many on the Internet are saying, I did not find this "Louie" episode to be insightful or brave. I just found it condescending.
fat acceptance
Being asked to send a photo of myself with a shirt on made me feel like I again should be ashamed of my body.
fat acceptance
The following day he posted my address and the addresses and phone numbers of my husband’s business, my family members and all the interviewees in our film on a site called pastebin.
fat acceptance
Sometimes a shallow and facile understanding of a complex movement is just fine. And sometimes you need to spend some more time on Wikipedia reading up.
you are the advice columnist
friends
There are some days when I really only want to hang out with fat people. This is why.
fat
Be warned, this post is about fat-shaming and weight loss, and it includes specific discussions about weight. (On the other hand, read on if you've been dying to know how much I weigh.)
fat acceptance
fat acceptance
One of the hardest and most covert aspects of dominant American culture is collective destruction through a passive means of hate. Not only to hate but also to destroy each other and ourselves.
in

Oct 25, 2013 at 2:30pm | 95 comments

being fat all over the internet
Let me get this straight: a student can die of an asthma attack in a public school because there’s no nurse on duty, but schools have the time, and funds, apparently, to harass their fat students.
haes
I find myself losing patience more and more with pronouncements from larger fatties that THEIR bodies are plus size bodies while other bodies don't count.
haes
The concentrated messaging the instant you walked through the door was that fat women could also be stylish and sexy, dammit, and if you didn't believe in the possibility of that, you were in the wrong store.
clothing
I think the "don't layer" rule is because it's supposed to make me look fatter? Like I give a shit about that. Especially in the summertime!
bad boyfriends
overeating
For the first time in my life, I fit into “normal” sizes. I did this by deciding I was “addicted” to sugar and white flour and that I also needed to weigh or measure the contents every meal.
fat acceptance
As a psychologist, having a patient say something out loud makes it have an exponential importance than just thinking about it. How about if I am hearing myself insult myself, over and over, day after day?
fat guys
I like lots of kinds of bodies. Fat dudes are on that list.
fat acceptance
Professor Geoffrey Miller has been introduced to the swift sword of Twitter outrage -- but is it really about his fat hate?
fat acceptance
Fuck it, y'all -- fat isn't a goddamned swear word.
fat acceptance
The F-word is forbidden in my house.