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A primer on Fat Phobia

A few years ago when I was enrolling my oldest child in middle school, I had to drop off some forms at the school nurse and I saw this poster. It made my blood boil because the very first thing listed for harmful effects due to overeating and overweight was “Psychological problems.” I want to [...]

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Feminist Fridays 3.18

Follow SOAM: ~Participate here on SOAM. ~TIAW on Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook. ~SOAM on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. In the SOAM community right now: ~Join in on our weekly photo project. ~Participate in our very special, collaborative ten-year anniversary video! ~Giveaway! ~Join our mailing list for the best way to keep up to date! [...]

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You probably saw this photo of this professor last week on the internet. A student in one of his classes in Israel had to bring her baby to class, and when the baby started fussing, she made to leave, but her professor took the baby and soothed him and continued teaching. Which is amazing. I [...]

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Posting here at SOAM has been sparse lately for a number of reasons, not to mention the fact that we were hacked awhile back and it's taken a few weeks to get everything back to normal. In the process the site needed a design update which my friend Jen took on because she is amazing [...]

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Feminist Friday 2.27

~TIAW on Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook. ~SOAM on Twitter and Facebook. ~Participate here on SOAM. Around the Web: ~An important post about health and size from the fat acceptance movement’s point of view. ~Great post on what not to wear after age 50. Frankly, I’d like to apply this to all women who have an [...]

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