Continuing the Conversation on Body Size and Image: "21 Things to Stop Saying Unless You Hate Fat People"

Like our reading “Derailing for Dummies,” this post from the blog LiveLoveGrow gives a list of 21 “casual comments” that people often make that, intentionally or not, contribute to our fat-shaming culture. Some of them will be obvious while others might challenge the “but I’m worried about your health” rhetoric that we often think is well-meaning but in reality is based on problematic assumptions and ideologies that equate health and weight, or fat with a person’s morality or work ethic, etc. (think back to Susan Bordo).

Read “21 Things to Stop Saying Unless You Hate Fat People.”

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