The focus on weight loss promoted by a bloated and dysfunctional diet industry causes many New Year’s resolution ideas and media-based stories to focus on people of size in ways that promote fat phobia. Size acceptance would be a much more productive New Year’s resolution on the part of everyone.
There is, as most of us well know, this predominant and predictable culturally-sanctioned prejudice against those of us who are fat. Please do not be offended if you are, like I am, fat, by my use of the word fat. I just have a problem with being referred to as overweight because no one can [...]