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 »

Quick Links

Vietnamese Mail Order Bride: $8,000. WTF International Diner's Club? Via Racewire. • New tapes reveal Nixon was... Read more »

Dance Your Laugh Off

Following last week's America's Next Top Model elimination of London because of a 10lb weight gain, I decided to write another post about fat aversion on TV when I came across an announcement for an upcoming show on Oxygen titled Dance Your Ass... Read more »

You are fat! And other So WHATS? of the world!

The latest 'fattest cities' list just came out (http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/weightloss/2009-01-13-fit-fat-cities...). And, as usual, my heart, Detroit Michigan, is sitting right near the top of the list. Detroit alternates between being THE FATTEST and just plain old fat year after year.... Read more »

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