fatphobia

If You Want To Talk About Physical Health, We’re Probably Going To Talk About Mental Health First

Image Credit: Jes Baker

If you want to talk to me about health, it’s essential that you know that we’re probably going to talk about mental health first.

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Face To Face With My Own Fatphobia 

There was a part of me that I wanted them to know that while I was fat, I wasn’t that fat.

Now I know that just because I’m fat doesn’t mean that I don’t have moments of fatphobia. My own fatphobia has taught me a lot.

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AllGo: The Fat-Friendly Review App Creating A World Where Everyone Fits

From AllGo's website: www.canweallgo.com

Make no mistake: this isn’t just about sturdier chairs. This is about the pain and humiliation of being told, “You must be this thin to engage with the world.”

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What Your Sick, Fat Friend Wants You To Know 

Chronic illness and fatness can interact in ways that exacerbate both the ableism and fatphobia we experience.

As a sick person, sometimes even well-meaning people say and do things that are frustrating. Here's what your sick fat friend wants you to know.

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Every Justification For Giles Coren’s Fat-Shaming Debunked

Giles Coren's most recent column is full of fat-shaming

Giles Coren writes a column about fatherhood for Esquire UK. His most recent column is full of fat-shaming including shaming is own son.

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#MeToo & Fat Women: Sexual Assault Is Not A "Favor" 

A world in which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable, and then uses that as a defense of sexually assaulting fat women isn’t new.

We live in a world which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable. It's disturbing to have to say that sexual assault is not a favor.

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There Is No Right Way To Ask Someone To Lose Weight For You

People’s health and looks change over time — if you only want to be in a relationship with someone “healthy” you should probably just stay single.

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Come For The Fat Girls, Get No Girls At All

Come for the fat girls and the internet will smack you down!

As a fat woman on the internet I know, “Don’t read the comments. Never, ever read the comments.” But this time was different and it was awesome!

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Growing Up In A Fatphobic Household

This is my story of growing up in a fatphobic household.

I grew up in a fatphobic household — one that was created by my mother’s fear of getting and staying fat.

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How Mamamia's Treatment Of Roxane Gay Reveals The Fatphobia In Feminist Spaces

Roxane Gay at a significantly less dreadful interview with Trevor Noah

One has to wonder what they would have done if they had been trying to do it with a “mean spirit.”

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