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.
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.)
how not to be a dick
Come on, it wouldn't be xoJane if someone didn't write this one up.
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 guys
I like lots of kinds of bodies. Fat dudes are on that list.
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.
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.
I had seen "Mean Girls" and everything, but didn’t actually know that losing weight was going to subject me to jokes that a few months prior I would have thought were directed at me.
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.
There are some days when I really only want to hang out with fat people. This is why.
fat acceptance
Fuck it, y'all -- fat isn't a goddamned swear word.
flying while fat
Assailed by lists of obvious advice, shiny happy content with the nutritional value of bubble gum, and cutesy sign-off graphics, I retreated to the grumpy lady corner of the Internet with cookies and the feeling that this wasn’t how fat activism was meant to be.
fat acceptance
Professor Geoffrey Miller has been introduced to the swift sword of Twitter outrage -- but is it really about his fat hate?
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.
bad boyfriends
The way folks talk, you'd think fat people and skinny people are locked in a battle to the death over the acceptability of bodies and that, Highlander style, in the end there can be only one.
being fat all over the internet
Fat-hating bullies make me teeth-grittingly angry. I think they make this fat news anchor in Wisconsin angry as well.
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.
being fat all over the internet
To say stuff like, “Weight gain is grounds for divorce,” is not just to operate under a faulty notion of what marriage is, but of what it is to even be a person existing in the universe.