fat shame

Is It Because I'm Fat? How Internalized Shame Impacts Intimacy

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me.

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me. The pain never fully went away.

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I'm A Fat Camp Survivor ​

Fat camp would be a piece of cake — that I wouldn’t be allowed to eat.

I’m a survivor — of fat camp. How terrible could a weight-loss camp be? Well, it was bad enough that I’m still dealing with its after-effects decades later.

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Men Who Want Sex With Fat Women But Won't Date Them

A sad fact: Many men who are sexually attracted to fat women are ashamed of it.

A sad fact: Many men who are sexually attracted to fat women are ashamed of it. We need to talk about men who want sex with fat women but won't date them.

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Take The Cake: A Fat Feminist Watches 'I Feel Pretty'

Photo Credit: STXfilms I Feel Pretty

That’s the thing about I Feel Pretty, the narrative only makes sense when you consider how limited the onscreen life of everyone but white dudes gets to be.

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Take The Cake: To The Man In Seat 36D Who Fat-Shamed Our Flight Attendant ​

image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Man in 36D who fat-shamed our flight attendant, what happened to you? What (or who) shaped you into someone who could take so much from others?

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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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3 Ways To Stop Family Food-Shaming From Ruining Your Holidays

You can love your family tremendously and still have some serious issues with food-shaming that go decades deep.

The holidays are meant to be wonderful times spent with friends and family, but they can also be terrible times. Let's stop the family food-shaming!

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The Holidays Are The Worst Time Of Year For My Candy Addiction

My candy addiction is real and the holidays are hard.

My candy addiction is always with me, but the period between Halloween and New Years is the most challenging time of year.

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A Walk Is Not A Cupcake: Google's Worst Idea Yet

Google! A walk is not a cupcake!

Hey Google - encouraging people to walk, while ignoring there are plenty of people with disabilities, is engaging in ableism. Cupcakes only make it worse!

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Awesome Lady Shuts Down Fat Shamers And Looks Fabulous

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