"When I first discovered the idea of fat acceptance, one of the most powerful aspects was the reclamation of sovereignty over my body, and the radical notion that hating myself for failing to be thin was not compulsory, but optional...." beautifully written blog article "Why The World Needs Fat Acceptance" from Two Whole Cakes blog (formerly known as fatfashionista.com)
This is Thin Privilege. This blog showcases examples of thin privilege in order to illustrate fatphobia and fat discrimination. The blog in no way promotes thinness or fatness or any particular body size. Its purpose is to point out that being thin (characterized as not fat) is the ‘lowest difficulty setting’ of body size. Note also that this blog isn’t about eating disorders. ‘Thin’ as referenced is the social state of thinness, the state of being seen and/or physically accepted as not…
Big Liberty Blog has prepared this list of links that debunk the common stereotypes and misinformation about obesity. Please share so that others may become informed and help stem the onslaught of fat bigotry. (The page image could not be pinned - direct link to page is: http://bigliberty.net/truth-behind-fat-links-science/) << bump
From blog at link: "Why should adults have all the fun of enforced starvation, dehydration, and emotional abuse on national TV? Finally, The Biggest Loser, NBC’s heinous, fat-hate juggernaut, is adding kids into this mix."