In a recent article, Jason Rantz (a host on a conservative talk radio show) takes aim at the “Fat Con” conference that just occurred in Seattle this last weekend, branding it as supporting a dangerous and backward movement.
While Jason attempts to criticize the fat liberation movement, his arguments are riddled with misinformation, flawed assumptions, and the tired attempts of straight sized white men to shame and judge fat women.
In recent years, there has been a growing movement advocating for fat liberation and body positivity, challenging societal norms and promoting the acceptance of diverse body sizes. One crucial aspect of this movement is the call for inclusive representation in media, challenging the traditional beauty standards that have perpetuated narrow ideals of attractiveness. In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of fat liberation and the importance of diverse body sizes in media.
Pregnancy is a time of immense change and growth, both for the growing baby and the expectant parent. For those who identify as fat or plus-size, the experience can come with unique challenges and emotions. In this blog post, we will explore the journey of fat-positive pregnancy, celebrating the beauty of body changes and offering guidance on embracing this transformative phase with confidence and joy.
Fatphobia, or the discrimination and prejudice against individuals based on their body size, is a pervasive issue in our society. To fully understand and combat this problem, it’s essential to explore the historical context in which fatphobia has its roots. This blog post will delve into the historical evolution of weight discrimination and the societal factors that contributed to its prevalence.
Social media has revolutionized the way we connect, share, and communicate. One of its most empowering facets is its ability to provide a platform for marginalized voices and communities. Fat liberation, a movement that challenges societal norms and biases related to body size, has found a powerful voice on social media. This blog post explores the role of social media in the fat liberation movement, highlighting how it is used for empowerment, education, and community building.