Tag Archives: fat-shaming

Tyrese, a great friend in fatphobia

TweetWhen I first heard that Tyrese was making fatphobic comments in an interview, I almost chuckled. I mean… just look at the kind of laughable ignorance he has spouted from his Twitter account: But even though Tyrese has excluded himself from the part of my brain that houses the fucks that I have to give, there [...]
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Fox news weight “expert” says Kelly Clarkson and Adele need to lose weight

TweetNo, seriously–it’s bad enough that Fox News wasted a segment on Adele and Kelly Clarkson’s weight post-Grammys, but instead of just being the tabloid news show they are, they tried to give real analysis. And they end up perpetuating crappy myths about weight, weight-loss and health. Neil Cavuto had on nutritionist Keren Gilbert who said, [...]
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Ashley Judd nails patriarchy

TweetHer analysis may fall short when it comes to hip hop, but Ashley Judd just nailed an important part of how patriarchy functions. This comes from a column at The Daily Beast in which Judd responds to criticism of her apparently “puffy” appearance. Judd calls out the way the attacks come from women as well [...]
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Why YOU are beautiful, full stop.

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetOriginally posted on jocelynthemaster.blogspot.com. So here’s the thing. This picture that’s been circulating around Facebook… …is BULLSHIT. I know that not everyone who has posted this has been all “OMG THIS IS SO EFFING TRUE LOVE YOUR BODY <33333333″ and that many people have used it as a jumping-off point for more critical discussion about [...]
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Georgia’s cruel weight loss ads bully children

TweetChildren’s Healthcare of Atlanta has produced a series of ads supposedly with the intention of curbing childhood obesity. I am including some images and video, but after the jump, since these ads are incredibly triggering. Because what they are, simply put, is bullying. Billboards show black and white pictures of children with captions like, “Warning: [...]
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