“I’m a human being – not a Wikipedia page.” Next time you want to hit up your activist friend for a favor, consider these things first.
Your 7-step guide to going from sleazy street harasser to respectful conversationalist.
“We’re not saying it’s okay to be skinny-shamed.” Do you have objections to the concept of thin privilege? You might be misinterpreting the message, so here’s some clarity on what thin privilege is really about.
Being a thin ally to fat acceptance movements includes hard conversations about things like making sure your activism doesn’t further marginalize fat people. These lessons can be a helpful start.
Is wanting to feel beautiful a bad thing? You may believe that everyone is beautiful – or that we should stop valuing beauty altogether. Here’s Melissa A. Fabello on why this debate is more complicated than you may think.
It’s okay to practice fitness in whatever way feels good to you – so it can be frustrating to be told that posting about your self-care might be triggering. This author gets it, and has some great strategies to help.
“Love Your Body!” “Everyone Is Beautiful.” These mantras come from people with their hearts in the right places. But here are the important reasons why this activist is shifting from “body positivity” to “body acceptance.”
We usually use “objectification” to refer to the male gaze – but have you ever wondered if a woman posting sexy pictures of herself was “inviting” objectification? Melissa A. Fabello’s smart answer might change your perspective.
“I don’t want to be ‘that person,’ but…” You can find info on things like textbooks and office supplies, but what about using your feminism to advance the classroom environment? These tips can give you a great start.
“I can’t support glorifying obesity.” We get “concern” about fat people’s health on our page all the time – and it needs to stop. This info will show you, once and for all, why fatphobic concern trolling doesn’t make you a hero.