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7 Phrases You May Not Think Are Fat Shaming – But Definitely Are. 3 Disturbing Ways the Media's White Male Gaze Hurts Women of Color. Growing up, I remember thinking I was only allowed to be attracted to and in relationships with men of color.

3 Disturbing Ways the Media's White Male Gaze Hurts Women of Color

It’s not like I had a problem with that, it just seemed like an unspoken rule. It wasn’t often that I saw a white men and boys look at a women and girls of color in the same way they looked at white women. So when I became attracted to a white boy in middle school, I didn’t know how to approach the situation. “Dear Fat People” shlock-vlogger freaks out over Ashley Graham’s Sports Illustrated cover: “Barbie had to look like she eats cheeseburgers to make feminists happy” Nicole Arbour of viral video “Dear Fat People” fame is back, and just as offensive as ever with a new video entitled “Dear Fat People 2: The Second Helping,” in which she rails against Sports Illustrated’s decision to put plus size model Ashley Graham on the cover of their recent swimsuit issue.

“Dear Fat People” shlock-vlogger freaks out over Ashley Graham’s Sports Illustrated cover: “Barbie had to look like she eats cheeseburgers to make feminists happy”

Arbour is annoyed at their choice because “Sports Illustrated models are the mecca of physical perfection when it comes to modeling,” as she puts it in the video. Also, she’s mad because she claims Graham is “Photoshopped to fuck in all her photos,” even though Graham has stated that her cover image is not retouched. The model told Access Hollywood Live, “They did not take out things. They didn’t reshape my body in any way, shape or form.” Arbour claims that Sports Illustrated put Graham on the cover simply to court controversy (pot, meet kettle), ignoring the fact that Graham, age 28, has been working as a model since the age of 14. Now Roosh V and his band of sad men in dark rooms know how it feels to be bombarded with bile. Four years ago, out of morbid curiosity, I clicked on the homepage of a stranger who had been saying aggressive, repulsive things to me on Twitter, and found my way to his personal YouTube channel.

Now Roosh V and his band of sad men in dark rooms know how it feels to be bombarded with bile

I was relatively new to blogging on a national platform, and struggling to get my bearings in the thick of my first large-scale hate mob – hundreds of people flooding my social media feeds with cruel, frightening messages – in retaliation for what, exactly, I can’t even remember. Barbie Slays With New Curvy Shape, Diverse Skin Tones, Hair Textures. Barbie is slaying with the addition of seven new dolls joining the trademark line.

Barbie Slays With New Curvy Shape, Diverse Skin Tones, Hair Textures

Mattel is upping Barbie’s game and appeal with new body images, skin tones, and hair textures. Mattel has a global audience of impressionable girls who all deserve representation. The makeovers will help more girls to see themselves as they engage in creative play. When girls (and boys) see their images represented positively in the world (even the world of play) their self-confidence increases. Body Perception Impacts How Girls See Themselves Curvy, petite, and tall body types are joining the Barbie family.

“Too stupid to be c*nts”: The new normal of toxic male entitlement on campus. Even in mid-October, the Phoenix heat is brutal, the very air like a toss of acid to the skin.

“Too stupid to be c*nts”: The new normal of toxic male entitlement on campus

But this evening, when I exit the creative writing workshop I teach, there is a faint, delicious breeze, the first in months. I take a deep, untense breath. How suddenly beautiful it is, here. And class tonight was a joy — a dozen talented students who are kind to each other, insightful, collegial, respectful; midway through this semester, I feel we have truly connected, that we are speaking the same language. Campus is typically an obstacle course of careening skateborders, zooming bicycles, but now it is mellow-paced, students strolling home or to one of the thousand local bars. A guy, a kid, a student, is walking toward me. Pop quiz: If a tired middle-aged fiction professor is heading home for tacos at x speed, and a 20-something guy student is heading to his dorm (girlfriend waiting?) I’m a server, not your sex toy: Some advice to the next dude who wants to comment on my looks. Recently, a young man walked into the bar where I was working, sat down, and told me that I was pretty.

I’m a server, not your sex toy: Some advice to the next dude who wants to comment on my looks

It just flew out of his mouth by accident; he’d obviously had a few. 8 Reasons Why Your 'Concern' For Fat People Is Total Bullsh*t. You see it all the time: people respond to a fat person’s picture or social media post with, “I’m just concerned for your health.”

8 Reasons Why Your 'Concern' For Fat People Is Total Bullsh*t

It sounds harmless enough. I wasted decades feeling fat and ugly. I was a fat kid, a fat teen, a fat adult, and have been “fat shamed” ever since I can remember.

I wasted decades feeling fat and ugly

When I was a kid they just called it “teasing.” But there is one moment that stands out as the most humiliating of my life. I was getting on a scale at the doctor’s office when I was 10. He looked at me with disapproval bordering on contempt, then, turning to my mother, said, “She’s fat. And unhealthy. A Bra Story: How My Husband's Callused Hands Helped Me Choose Cotton Over Lace. My husband holds out his marred hands.

A Bra Story: How My Husband's Callused Hands Helped Me Choose Cotton Over Lace

The new blisters from raking the lawn are a bit offset from his hockey calluses, and he invites me to look them over with a bit of pride. These are marks made by care taking of the people he loves and he loves to take care…if not of his hands. Sharing the slant of morning sunlight from our east-facing window, I look away from his palms into my bra drawer. I am faced with the same choice every morning: the soft comfort of plain cotton versus the scratchy — but sexy — lace. I wanted to go as Daenerys Targaryen or The Bride — but, apparently, badass costumes are not for fat girls.

5 Ways I’ve Learned to Love Myself as I Gain Weight. Panel 1 (Three versions of Ronnie.

5 Ways I’ve Learned to Love Myself as I Gain Weight

First is child Ronnie, very tall for their age with thin limbs. Second is adolescent Ronnie, with visible hips but still thin. Third is college Ronnie, more squishy around the middle.) Fat shaming. It’s a thing. - Sociological Images. According to Nicole Arbout’s youtube video “Dear Fat People,” fat people deserve to be ridiculed and treated poorly. The comedian mocks obese people and accuses them of being lazy, smelly, self-destructive, and a burden to the health care system and those around them. Fat people, she also suggests, cause heartache and embarrassment to their loved ones and are public nuisances to strangers by taking up too much space on airplanes and getting the closest spaces in shopping mall parking lots. Arbour even compares fat bodies to the Michelin Man and implores those who are overweight to put down the coke and fries, start exercising, and get healthy.

5 Reasons Why Being Plump Trumps Being Slim. I came up with a list of why I like being nice, round and plump — and how this trumps those of my very skinny friends. 1. Ease the angst of aging My wrinkles are filled by plump instead of poison. Workout Tips For Fat Chicks. Just like you might find it difficult to fly while fat, going to the gym can also be a terrible experience to endure while fat. This is one of my favorite points to make when people justify their fatphobia with “I’m just concerned about their health.” If people really wanted fat people to practice healthy lifestyles, then you would think they would be in full support of us joining gyms and health clubs, right? Wrong. Instead, thin people have decided that gyms are their territory and that fat people should just go and hide in their homes forever in their fatness.

It’s total hypocrisy, but that’s the entire message behind fat shaming — you should be ashamed of your body and therefore not expose the outside world to it. Plus-Size Sex For The First Time. “Should I turn out the lights?” He was already getting out of the bed as he said it. For the first time in nine months, I was completely naked in front of a man, and the first thing he wanted to do when he took my dress off was turn out the lights.

Introducing... the Curvy Sewing Collective! - Cashmerette. It started off innocently, with Mary and I bemoaning the lack of plus size sewing bloggers and visibility of curvy ladies in the sewing blogosphere… But we’re not ones to just (be)moan. Let them eat cake: Women hit back at fat-shaming troll. Bloggers post pictures of themselves chewing on various puddings and desserts in solidarity with a blogger who was told to ‘eat less cake’. Photograph: /Instagram Photograph: Instagram Sewing blogger Jenny Rushmore was told she should ‘eat less cake’ – so her followers posted pictures of them eating cake in solidarity. Meet 1912's Perfect Woman: Pear-Shaped, 171 Lbs, Doesn't Know Fear. 5-Year Old Girl Models Real Female Heroes For Mother's Photo Shoot (IMAGES)

Feel Amazing in your Fat, Naked Body  This post is going to make some cringe and revolt -- and that's fine, because a special message needs to be heard more often today: Your body isn't gross or vile, it's simply different than someone else's. Times that by seven billion. But none of this matters if YOU don't think your body is worth staring at naked in your mirror, if you're overcome with judgments about what your size means. Positive and Negative Teenage Body Image. Body image is multi-faceted. It includes how you perceive your appearance when you look in the mirror. It also involves how you feel about your body.

People with negative body image see themselves as a distorted image of who they really are. They feel awkward, uncomfortable, ashamed and self-conscious. Calls News Anchor Fat, She Destroys Him On Live TV. YOU LOOK DISGUSTING.

Skinny Kids Should Bully Obese Kids. Fox News has long been known as a hate-mongering, divisive organization that profits handsomely from demonizing anyone who is different from the norm. This week, their very own Lou Dobbs, racist, xenophobe and hack journalist advocated “bullying” overweight children. He apparently believes that the best way to get the obese children to change their ways is for skinny kids to bully them. It’s all for their “own good.” One of the panelists then expressed concern that the problem may be due to a culture of “political correctness.” The suggestion is that overweight teens today may have positive feelings about their own bodies and it’s socially unacceptable to point out that they may be putting their health in danger.

Obesity in the U.S. is a complex problem. Then, the conversation started to degenerate: “The problem here…is they [overweight kids] feel good about themselves when they shouldn’t.” Nonetheless, this opened the door for Mr. A Beautiful Body Project. I Was A Victim of Reddit's FatPeopleHate Because I Refused to Be Ashamed of My Body. National Eating Disorders Association.