diet culture

This very callout culture so enamored with gaslighting routinely and systematically gaslights anyone with so much as a single chubby toe out of line with their personal politics. (Image credit: Ashley_Nell_Tipton via Instagram)

Ashley Nell Tipton Deserves The Right To Autonomy

Fat activism is one of the few branches of social justice in which fellow activists seem to feel entitled to comment, degrade, harass, and otherwise Read...
joni edelman   |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
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Old photos tell a different story than the one I remember...

What If I Was Never 'Fat?'

Right before I had a baby, two years ago, I was happy (enough) with my weight. I ate what I wanted. I walked a lot. I felt strong. Still, when I Read...
Kelly Green    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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Don't ever underestimate the power of the good ol' fashioned vent sesh. (Image Credit: Instagram/Virgie Tovar)

Take The Cake: The Power Of Venting

I know that not everyone has the same appetite for The Vent, but when it comes to doing work around diet culture and fatphobia, venting is a powerful Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.16.17   |   SHARE
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The Obesity Code: Your Fat Is Not Your Fault.

Here’s the dilemma I find myself facing pretty much every time I think about fat/weight/diabetes/bullshit sold to us by the media/mostly Weight Read...
joni edelman   |   02.13.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
"I thought I had dealt with my body issues before I decided to do this shoot, but it turns out I was wrong."

I Didn't Need A Partner Or A 'Perfect' Body For Boudoir Photos — And Neither Do You

I thought I had dealt with my body issues before I decided to do this shoot, but it turns out I was wrong. Read...
Irina Gonzalez    |   02.13.17   |   SHARE
 If life is like a box of chocolates, then I’m ready indulge before someone else eats all the double fudge truffles.

Here's The Thing About Dieting: It Just Isn't Worth It

If forgoing all the foods I once loved to eat; if the hours clocked walking, swimming, and biking isn't doing it for me anymore, what will? Read...
Judith Liebaert    |   01.20.17   |   SHARE

Make #DitchTheDiet2017 Even Easier With These Ridiculously Epic Treats

Forget ice cream out of the carton, the following limited edition treats from America’s favorite glutton gurus will be the new post-breakup sobfest Read...
Claire Hopple    |   01.18.17   |   SHARE
Life is about so much more than whether or not you eat that cupcake.

When Your Body Is In Between "Fat" And "Thin"

When the spread was published, all the girls in the shot were small — small enough to notice their not-bigness. It was the first time I felt “othered Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   01.17.17   |   SHARE
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