Month: May 2018

It’s okay if you hate your mom on mother’s day

It’s okay if you hate your mom on mother’s day

It’s okay if you can’t muster up any good feelings towards your mother today. It’s okay if you hate her. It’s okay if you don’t want to see her, or hear from her, or send her a card, or pretend that everything is fine. It’s […]

Temporarily Embarrassed Thin People: Why Internalized Fatphobia Hurts Fat Liberation

Temporarily Embarrassed Thin People: Why Internalized Fatphobia Hurts Fat Liberation

We have all seen this happen in a comment thread. Someone will post something fatphobic—let’s say, an article that positions fat bodies as something to be avoided, or weight gain as the scariest thing that can happen to a person—and a fat person (or several) […]