A Youtube video of Blogilates founder, Cassey Ho, has gone positively viral, attracting many comments and inspiring people all over the internet. On the surface, I love this video. It’s a compelling commentary on the abuse of Photoshop and the unrealistic expectations we face as women. However, when we consider…
Including one woman's brave journey into the scary land of fatness by eating a whopping 6500 calories a day to prove a point- fat people are fat because fat people want to be fat.
Personal preference is just that, but the language of personal preference is being used as a tool to marginalize fat people, particularly fat women. Read for more.
A company that makes outdoor speakers for cyclists released a fat-shaming ad yesterday, which unfortunately for them, targeted a man known for cycling as a way to become healthier, Ernest Gagnon. There was backlash and they apologized, but do they actually get it? Let's review. TW: fat shaming, con creeper
Baldwin posts idiotic Tweet "What's wrong, now, with a father marrying his son for love & to avoid tax penalties?" Writer calls him out on it. Nick Searcy joins in with the very effective argument against the writer, "You're fat!"
16) Because I Thought I Was Fat, Even When I Wasn't
I was reading Dodai's article on the mainpage today about Fit Mom being terrible, again, and I started hate-reading the comments, because I love me some righteous indignation. The problem is, so many of the people on Jez (and really everywhere else) that are ostensibly body-positive and anti-fat-shaming are engaging…
Screw you, people who tell other people that they can look however they want if they work hard enough. Even if you mean well. It's not encouraging, it's condescending as fuck, and not to mention utter bollocks.
A facebook friend posted the above picture and captioned it "But you'll probably eat it anyway because you don't care about yourself."
I've been trying to understand you for a while now. You are concern-trolling at its most extreme; you are superficiality at its worst; your evangelism about health and fitness and who is and isn't disgusting is misguided. Yet, you continue to do what you do.