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INDD!

Happy International No Diet Day! If you’re still a dieter, you can take this one day to stop dieting and focus on loving yourself. You can find a very short history of INDD here: … 25 more words

Size Acceptance

Do better, Lane Bryant

So a while ago (a few weeks?), Lane Bryant launched a new campaign for their Cachique lingerie called #I’mNoAngel.  It was a mess.  All of the women featured had very similar bodies, the kind of “acceptable fat” bodies that we’re accustomed to seeing.   166 more words

Fatspo

Theorizing the Web Day 2: here comes every body + h8 + lockscreen + algorithms + technologies and pathologies

The second day of Theorizing the Web was as intense as the first, and many of the presentations discussed potentially-distressing issues, including anti-fat prejudice, online harassment and abuse, police violence against people of colour, suicide, and transmisogyny. 3,145 more words

Body Acceptance

In my previous posts I have been discussing about fat politics and fat activism, in trying to change society’s perspective on fatness and being fat. Now people are saying that it’s okay to be fat in society and lead a healthy life. 375 more words

Fat Activism

Healthism: Part 2

In my last post I started talking about healthism and how people automatically think that just because someone is ‘fat’ or ‘big’ that they are then unhealthy.This is not  necessarily true. 189 more words

Fat Activism

Fat vs. Health: How Fat Activism is Challenging Healthism

Hello all,

In my last post I posted a podcast from Rabble.ca that discussed fat politics and the way that fatness is perceived in society. In that podcast they were also discussing the concept of healthism, and saying that being fat does not necessarily mean a person is not healthy. 233 more words

Fat Activism

Fat Politics: Part 2

In my last post I started discussing about fat politics and how fat activists are now trying to show that being fat in society is okay and pushing for body acceptance. 165 more words

Fat Activism