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Real funny, internet.

I just felt a pain I hadn’t felt since LiveJournal. I spent two hours… yes TWO HOURS carefully honing a post to perfection, and lost it in the preview phase.  270 more words


Sorry, not a "battle-hardened fatty": Why I'm done with the FA community

Question: What’s one of the most common intersections of Black femininity and fatness? Answer: Everybody’s always telling fat Black women to “grow a tough skin”. 435 more words

Sister Outsider Of The Rainbow

People are assholes

Ooh, I am having a fucking day after a fucking weekend. All I want to do is cry or go to sleep. Since I just woke up from a 2 hour escape nap and I feel dehydrated, I guess I will try writing. 858 more words


Guest Post: Julia Ozog on Thin Privilege and Fat Activism

As a woman, I face an exorbitant amount of stress concerning the way I look – particularly how much I weigh. I’ve been trained from an early age to feel like most of my value comes from being thin and pretty, and even though I’ve spent much time intentionally unlearning those kinds of thoughts, I still feel haunted by the feeling that I’m not good enough if I’m not skinny enough. 989 more words

Social Justice

Fat Feminist Fun

I just have to share this with you all.

Today I found this image of a black rain frog aka Brevicus fuscus on Twitter (posted by @Strange_Animals): 243 more words

Fat Activism

On Being a Skinny Girl: My Experience with Body Image and Thin Privilege

Note: I had some fear about writing and posting this article, because it’s about thin privilege, which I have, and fat phobia, which I have never been oppressed by. 1,180 more words

Blog Posts

I'm Winning (and you can too!)

I have found myself saying, quite often, in the past week that I welcome challenges to my way of thinking and beliefs. I say that because I find that having the discussion about… 217 more words

Self Love