Fuck Pinterest's "Fitness" section and its photoshop and eating disorders. Eat that cupcake if you want it and love yourself. http://cmonfatso.com
Tristy Taylor: I created this video in response to all the fat hate in our culture right now. From Michelle Obama’s many comments about the “obesity epidemic” to the non-stop flood of trolls who jump at the chance to shame and attack fat people who are enjoying their bodies and living healthy and free. Hating someone “for their own good” has never worked. Fat people can be healthy. Fat people can lift heavy weights. I’m 38 years old. I weigh 300 lbs…
Big Sisters and Cheerios: You've seen Special K's pathetic attempt at appropriating body positive messaging, but you've never seen anything like MultiGrain Cheerios' new campaign that actually promotes healthy body image. Jennifer gives proper due to a company doing Body Acceptance right.
Community Post: 18 Controversial Facts About Being Fat That You Need To Know
18 Controversial Facts About Being Fat That You Need To Know << Great article with myth-busting links, for those new to fat/body acceptance, or for those who relinquishing fat bigotry in favour of understanding.
Roseanne. While this is kind of funny, I think maybe she has a point. Not that we are obligated to be fat over thin or to jeopardize our health, but that maybe one aspect of this obsession with women being thin is a means to keep us frail, small, and weak. I mean, if you starve yourself to look good, you won't have the energy to fight back against anything that happens to you. If you spend so much time focused on looks, you don't have time to focus on real issues.
Comment by previous pinner, that I agree with 100% : "Stop your f-ing lies. People in the past were absolutely the same as they are now: some were thin, some were fat, some were in between. Difference is, they were less neurotic about their size and more accepting of ALL sizes as beautiful. Oh, and they didn't have f-ing Photoshop."
(via The Nearsighted Owl: Reclaiming the Word Fat) "F-A-T. I am fat. My body is fat. I use the word fat. I own the word fat. I have reclaimed fat. It’s a word of empowerment and signifies the acceptance of my body and the right for it to exist. It’s the jiggle when I walk and the radical statement that I refuse to minimize myself."