fatphobia

Fat Liberation is Totally Queer

Last Wednesday, my partner and I woke up to wonderful news: DOMA and Prop 8 are defeated! After our wedding this summer, we will be legally married. It’s a time for celebration, and for inspiration. What work still needs to be done? There are ... Read more »

Sized Up: Why Fat is a Queer and Feminist Issue

Is fat what queer was a generation ago? Read more »

That Christina Aguilera "Fat Girl" Quote Was Fake. What Happened?

If there’s one thing the Internet loves, it’s cat videos. If there’s a second thing the Internet loves though, it’s when someone is mad as hell and isn... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Southwest Airlines

When I heard that Southwest had done something appalling, my first thought was, “Again?” Read more »

Fuze Wants to Be in Your Club

This commercial campaign leaves me conFUZEd. Read on for discussion of genderless fruit, fat-shaming and the marketing of rebellion. Read more »

Microaggressions: Because it IS a Big Deal

You know the fury that comes over you when you’re affected by other people’s prejudice? The coldness, shock, or devastation when they put you or your loved ones down over race, sexual orientation, age, gender, size, class or ability? Maybe you felt it when your folks wouldn’t let... Read more »

Swag Bucks, Now with Free Fat-Shaming!

I don’t play many video or computer games (unlike, say, the amazingly knowledgeable Ouyang Dan) but... Read more »

Fatphobia Alert: Fatties should not be allowed to kiss, apparently!

Two fat people sharing a moment together. How DARE they! And right in front of us, too! Holy fatphobia, Bitch readers! Marie Claire blogger Maura Kelly had some very uncool and uninformed things to say... Read more »

Size Matters: Your Big Fat Reading List

Since the end of summer is rapidly approaching, I thought I’d suggest a selection of books on fat acceptance and fat bodies in general for you to finish the season with. Some of these I’ve read, others I’m in the process of reading. If I have any personal insights on the book I’ll share them with... Read more »

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