Category Archives: Fatness

On debates and comments and exhaustion.

I’ve never published an official comments policy, because it always seemed kind of an unnecessary thing to do. I mean, obviously this is my website, so what I say goes, and if I don’t like a comment, I don’t have to publish it. End of story. Pretty self-explanatory, right? It gets fuzzy at times. I […]

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Your friendly neighbourhood plague rat.

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. I like to go on walks. I live in a good neighbourhood for it, near the beach. During the summer, I spent a fair bit of time swimming at the beach. I have a lot of anxiety about going outside at all, thanks to about twenty […]

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About that video.

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. Yesterday, the video of Jennifer Livingston (and here’s a transcript of the video), a fat news anchor responding to an email about how fat and unhealthy she was, went viral. I figured I should probably talk about it, rather than just making oblique references to it. […]

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Fat people and binge eating.

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. Lately, I’ve had a couple of run-ins with the assumption that all fat people binge eat. I was surprised to find that it really hurt my feelings, and I’ve been thinking a lot about why that is. I don’t think it’s purely because I want to […]

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The Death Threat: It’s not about health.

Stacy Bias posted an amazing sample of fat hatred today, and it reminded me of something I’ve been meaning to talk about for a while. Namely, The Death Threat. Ragen has written about The Vague Future Health Threat before, and The Death Threat is its close cousin. The Vague Future Health Threat and The Death […]

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