Fat Shaming

Culture

What ‘Shrill’ Reveals About The Prison Of Mediocrity

At its heart, 'Shrill' is an honest portrait of a millennial woman’s struggle — in coming to terms with her body, identity, and what she deserves.
Terry Nguyen
3.21.19
Health

How to Find a Fat-Positive Doctor Who Won't Just Tell You to Lose Weight

In many doctors’ opinions, weight loss is the only treatment for fat patients regardless of their health concerns, as though the answers to our problems are written all over our bodies. But I have the right to be fat and healthy.
Charlotte Zoller
8.15.18
tv

The Eight Cringiest Moments in ‘Insatiable,’ the Worst Show on Netflix

I watched the entire series to find its most problematic jokes.
Shailee Koranne
8.14.18
Culture

Hollywood's Depressing History of Putting Thin Women in Fat Suits

From "Fat Monica" in "Friends" to Patty in the new Netflix comedy "Insatiable," it's time for TV to quit using the fat suit.
Diane Shipley
8.8.18
tv

If 'Insatiable' Wanted to Skewer Fatphobia, It Should Have Cast a Fat Actress

There are better ways to joke about body shame, and 'Dietland' pulls it off.
Shailee Koranne
7.24.18
fatphobia

'Insatiable' Is a Perfect Example of How to Get Body Positivity Totally Wrong

The forthcoming Netflix show's plot is literally about how getting punched in the face by a man made a fat girl become "hot."
Brittany Ross
7.23.18
Broadly

51 Ways to Make the World Less Hostile to Fat People

First, learn that "fat" isn't a negative adjective.
Dani Beckett
7.16.18
mental health

Internalizing Stigma Is Bad For Your Health

What happens when negative stereotyping comes from within.
Harriet Brown
4.13.18
Fat Shaming

Mary Berry of 'Great British Bake Off' Accused of 'Fat Shaming' a Chef

This isn't the first time she's made controversial comments of this nature.
Mayukh Sen
3.27.18
Wolfenstein II : The New Colossus

The Opening Moments of 'Wolfenstein II' Absolutely Do Not Fuck Around

The new Wolfenstein goes right for the throat, multiple times, in its intro.
Danielle Riendeau
10.26.17
Film

Everyone Is Mad About the New 'Snow White' Ad—But the Trailer Is Much Worse

In under two minutes, the trailer for the family film starring Chloe Grace Moretz is packed with home invasion, voyeurism, and fat-shaming.
Diana Tourjée
6.1.17
Stuff

Lindy West’s Polite ‘Fuck You’ to the Stanford Rapist’s Dad

We all want to know what she really thinks, and her 'Shrill' book and tour delivers just that.
Sarah Berman
6.13.16
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