Fat Positivity Doesn’t Require Self Love

You don't have to love yourself to be fat positive. Fat positivity, in theory and practice, is about justice, not self love. The radical notion that fat bodies are inherently worthy of respect, dignity, and equal treatment challenges systemic anti-fat bias and anti-fat discrimination (aka fatphobia or fatmisia). When fat positivity is co-opted into so-called body... Continue Reading →

Self-Love as Privilege

Preface: This post is a bit of a wander through my thought fields. I'm not an academic feminist, as in I don't have any formal education in feminism. While I'm privileged to have a BA in English, I've never taken a course in critical thinking. I'm just spit-balling here (one of my favorite "Dodgeball" quotes),... Continue Reading →

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