Tag: fat shaming

5 Things I wish people understood about fat women

Blog Featured Lifestyle August 29, 2018 0 Comments
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3Chinese Laundry

I’ve moaned and groaned… about everything from the way fat women in media are portrayed to learning how to wear you the best way possible. However, we’ve still got a long way to go before we can fully comprehend that fat people are just people. So, to remind you of how ignorant you still are, I’ve rounded out what I…

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If He Devalues Her Thinness to Praise Your Thickness, Dump Him

Blog Featured Lifestyle August 27, 2018 1 Comments
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4Lane Bryant

Once upon a time… not long ago, I was an ignorant hoe, and I’m admitting it! There have been few times when thinness took a seat on the backburner. an interested gentleman caller would prefer my curves to my size 10 and under counterparts. I’ll be frank, though, that in those rare moments of praise of my  extra meaty bones,…

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‘Insatiable’ just divides plus-size and straight-size women

Blog Featured Lifestyle August 13, 2018 0 Comments

A little birdy told me… Insatiable, a new show about fat-shaming, was joining the Netflix originals ensemble. At first glance, I didn’t care for it because (sorry) it was another white girl’s tale. If you haven’t been online, you’ll know initial reactions to the show’s trailer were less than impressed. You’d think a show like this, in 2018, would be pushing the…

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‘Oh, but you’re not THAT fat’ is problematic as hell, dude

Blog Featured Lifestyle July 30, 2018 0 Comments
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2Lane Bryant

I’ve become somewhat of an expert… on being the token fat friend to a straight-size person. In nearly all of the “circles” I’ve been a part of, which, in my opinion, isn’t many, I’ve known a backhanded compliment whenever served. And being told I was “not that fat” (the title of this blog post) is a prime example of that.…

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