The fatosphere has a problem. Put simply, it’s too nice.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m proud to be part of the fatosphere, and I think amazing work is being done. 1,107 more words
I’m pretty sure that most of us have heard reference to “the angles” in some way shape or form. Ever since the long lost days of MySpace (the birthplace of the ‘selfie’ in my opinion) people have talked about (an berated people for using) the perfect angle from which to take a picture of yourself to make sure you look your best; and most of the time ‘your best’ means your thinnest. 683 more words
After 6 years of being a fat activist, there isn’t much that makes my jaw drop in astonishment any more. I’ve seen every pathetic excuse for fat hate that is out there, trolls stopped being original about 5 and a half years ago, and you name the creepy, cheesy, fatphobic trope in media, I’ve seen it. 277 more words
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
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“…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”.