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7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Fat

We’ve criminalized fat for so long that we’ve all but forgotten that fat is not just helpful, but necessary. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.6.17   |   SHARE
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Oprah and The Pres. (Well the Used-To-Be Pres. Insert weeoping)

Oprah, Body Acceptance, Weight: It's Complicated AF

Oprah, best known for the daytime talk show she hosted for basically 50 years, secondarily known for owning 10% of Weight Watchers, has some things Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.4.17   |   SHARE
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Your body is not bad. Even if it is fat, it is not bad. Weight Watchers would have you believe it is.

7 Reasons Weight Watchers Is The Actual Worst (From A WW Veteran)

Food isn’t supposed to be a mathematical equation; it’s meant to nourish your body. I haven’t "point counted" since 2008... and I am still point Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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Adrian Herrera of Victor Herrera Photographers

Why I Didn't Try To Lose Weight For My Wedding

To take care of myself in the months preceding my wedding I had to make a conscious effort to not dive into dieting. Wedding weight loss was off the Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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My Body, My Choice: What Body Positivity Activists Get Wrong About Weight Loss

I think anyone who helps others embrace and love their body in order to change our societal standards of beauty is ultimately doing a good thing. But Read...
Irina Gonzalez    |   06.16.17   |   SHARE
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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, RN   |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
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image mashup: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Is Wonder Woman On A Diet?

We are passing our unhealthy obsession with thinness onto girls and it’s causing them to have issues with food, movement, self-esteem, and body image Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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The idea that everyone's weight depends upon their choices is not backed up by science. 'The Big Fat Truth' refuses to recognize that. (Image credit: Instagram/@biggestlosernbc)

'The Big Fat Truth' Should Be Called 'The Big Fat Lie'

The fact that fat people are so thoroughly and constantly lied to by diet culture, and so profoundly oppressed by fatphobia, that they would submit Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
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