I typically avoid using the O-words on this site, except in the glossary, but I'm making an exception so that we can talk about the oft-made assertion that those of us who dare to live our fat lives rejecting diet culture and weight stigma are "glorifying obesity." As in, if we're fat and happy (or... Continue Reading →
You deserve to have boundaries. You deserve to have people in your life who respect your boundaries.
You're probably already familiar with Virgie Tovar and her impressive body of work. If you aren't, it's relatively safe to Google her. Here are a few places you can find her work. Ravishly Wear Your Voice Mag Everyday Feminism “You can’t find self-love by walking a path paved by self-hatred.” ― Virgie Tovar, "You Have the... Continue Reading →
Kath, aka Fat Heffalump, blogged for a decade and is still a fat activist. The most recent post is from May 2018, titled "Why I Don't Blog Anymore." Here are three posts that I recommend: Internalised Fatphobia is Still Fatphobia Not Now, Not Ever Fat Activism is Not About Your Boner Kath also has a... Continue Reading →
The Fat Spotlight is a shortlist of inroads to the featured person's work. It'll hopefully help you avoid some of the garbage and hatred on the Internet. Ragen's Dances with Fat blog has archived posts going back to 2005, so there's a lot there. I'll provide links to a few of the specific blogs that... Continue Reading →