Tag Archives: fat acceptance

Nancy Upton: The Next BIG Pain in American Apparel’s Sexist Ass

Have you been living under a rock, or something?  No?  Well, then you’ve surely heard about American Apparel vs. Nancy Upton.  On the off-chance that you haven’t, here’s a brief rundown of what happened: American Apparel, in “celebration” (?) of … Continue reading

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What is a Body Supposed to Look Like?

I just had an OMG moment when I was going through Google Reader.  I have OMG moments fairly often when I’m reading Sociological Images, but this article in particular really spoke to me, and this excerpt was especially enlightening: Think … Continue reading

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On Self-Care

I’ve been feeling this for a while now – a sort of restlessness, a dissatisfaction with what my life currently is.  Oh, there are a plethora of reasons for it, but then I came across this blog post by Autumn at … Continue reading

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FAT COW

I wrote about innerfatgirl on the About page and how they were an inspiration to the upstart of this blog. This week they posted this great experience on their blog and have been kind enough to allow me to repost … Continue reading

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We’re Watching Virgie Tovar’s Guide to Fat Girl Living

(No captions and no transcriptions available. We hope that someone will jump in and start captioning/transcripting these videos!) I found this courtesy of Jessica Jarchow over at tangledupinlace on Tumblr. It has been one of the more adorable, amazing things … Continue reading

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Another Day Conquered

Yesterday was all about being fat in public. I woke up and was persuaded to go to Olive Garden for lunch. (Have I mentioned how much I love Zuppa Toscana? A few years ago, for a couple weeks straight, I … Continue reading

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Quick Hit: “Loving My Body Almost Killed Me”

Trigger warning for disordered eating In a classic case of “there’s two sides to every story,” a pretty visible FA personality called Jess Weiner wrote this thing for Glamour which is literally titled “Jess Weiner’s Weight Struggle: ‘Loving My Body Nearly … Continue reading

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