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Dumplin’: A Solid End to a Bad Year for Fat Representation

This review contains some minor spoilers for the new Netflix film, Dumplin’ – 2018 hasn’t been a fantastic year for fat media. Insatiable gave us a thin actress in a fat suit, and a storyline saying she could only be popular and get revenge once she lost weight from being physically incapable …

Ways I Have Called Myself Fat

Eat the Doughnut is a bi-monthly column by Becki Jayne Crossley, discussing body positivity, fatphobia in society and the media, and current events relating to the two! Content warning: this column will regularly discuss fatphobic comments, actions and ideas. – When I was a child, I called myself fat. I didn’t really …

Can You Believe How Fat She Got?

Trigger Warning: This article contains mention of eating disorders and depression. — Fat is a pretty heavy word. It is spat like venom, mouthed across rooms, and even gasped in horror. One syllable that has engulfed conversation after conversation, has pulled focus of the masses. “I feel so fat,” someone says …