Tag Archives: fatphobia

Giving Up: Part One

(Content note: Discussion of weight loss, dieting and calorie-counting) The decision that prompted this post wasn’t actually meant to be seasonal, because, for some reason, Pancake Day and Lent always creep up on me. But, I thought today would be … Continue reading

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To the man who street harassed me today

You’re brave. So very, very brave. It must have taken a lot of courage to shout at a person walking alone while you were surrounded by your snickering friends, but you plucked up every scrap of courage and did it anyway.  It … Continue reading

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On the Offensive

If you’re an activist with access to the Internet, then at least once a day – generally more often than that – you’ll come across comments such as these: “You’re just looking for reasons to be offended.” “Everything is going … Continue reading

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