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"I hate fat acceptance because it gave me an excuse to be unhealthy!"

Subtitle: How To Completely Misread What Fat Acceptance Is Really About

I periodically see the whole “I don’t like fat acceptance because it gave me an excuse to be fat and unhealthy” 2,158 more words


The BMI Fails Again!

BMI mislabels 54 million Americans as ‘overweight’ or ‘obese,’ study says

Courtesy of LATimes.com

By Amina Khan

Good news for some in the high-BMI crowd: A new study from UCLA finds that some 54 million Americans who are labeled as obese or overweight according to their body mass index are, when you take a closer look, actually healthy. 208 more words

Understanding Differences Between Genders

via Obese women experience much more negative social stigma than previously thought, study finds

Every once in a while, I get very frustrated trying to explain to a man in my life why weight/size issues can be very different for men versus women. 726 more words


Unhappy Warriors

Self-described fat girl Tess Holliday has a message for you; #effyourbeautystandards. Unlike Richard Simmons and Jack LaLanne, who spent decades dedicated to encouraging women to get off their fat asses and pursue a goal, Tess Holliday pushes a quintessentially Millennial ethos. 1,536 more words

Liberals Explained

Why Fat Shamers Are Delusional

The Fat Shamers are out en masse in 2016. They tell themselves and everyone who might listen that they are doing it for the good of all us poor, sad fatties! 461 more words


You'd Be So Pretty If...

“You’d be so pretty if you lost some weight” … I can’t tell you how many times I heard that one while growing up. So I’d like to dedicate this piece to all those “helpful” souls who offer this advice to their chubby friend/sister/daughter/cousin/co-worker/whoever. 590 more words


Self-Care: Rebellious {Guest Post by J. Nicole Morgan}

Welcome! This Friday in the self-care series I’m happy to introduce you all to J. Nicole Morgan. Nicole is a talented writer and a brave soul (taking on important issues like fat-shaming and stereotypes is not for the faint of heart, especially in the Land of Internet Trolls). 918 more words