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.
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.
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.”
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.
Giles Coren writes a column about fatherhood for Esquire UK. His most recent column is full of fat-shaming including shaming is own son.
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.
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.
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!
I grew up in a fatphobic household — one that was created by my mother’s fear of getting and staying fat.
One has to wonder what they would have done if they had been trying to do it with a “mean spirit.”