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Sunday links, 2/8/15

Blog note: I haven’t been doing Fatshion February posts for the past few days because I’ve been sick, booo. I’m hoping to be better, and back to daily outfit pictures, within the next day or two.  442 more words

Sunday Links

"Set Point Weight" Theory Never Made Me Happy

Standing next to that particularly dapper fellow- is me. Well, it was me, about 50 lbs ago. Like many Americans, my weight  problems started early and only got worse in a culture that never taught me anything about health. 666 more words

Conversations

The Realities of Fat Activism

It’s time I spoke up about a little something that’s going on in the fatosphere at the moment.  I don’t have a very big platform in the scheme of things, I do have a loyal group that stick around and are very supportive, and I’m forever thankful and honoured by that.  1,691 more words

Harassment and the Consequences of Visibility

“…The most dangerous time for a woman with online visibility is the point at which others are seen to be listening, “following”, “liking”, “favoriting”, retreating. In other words, the point at which her readers have (in the troll’s mind) “drunk the Koolaid”.

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Activism

Thoughts on the state of the fat community


(Note: in this piece, I refer to the movement in question mainly as fat acceptance, or FA, since that’s how I first came to know it.
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Fat Acceptance