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Guess What? Shaming People For Being Fat Doesn’t Magically Make Them Thin!

News broke last week that Disney World chose to close its ‘Habit Heroes’ attraction at Epcot Center after taking considerable heat during the soft launch phase. I’m counting this as a significant victory in the war against social stigma, because ‘Habit Heroes’ was basically House of Horrors: Obesity Edition, designed to shame, terrify, and manipulate [...]

NPR and Their Fat Hatred Can Kiss My Hairy Ass

NPR has an ongoing series wittily called ‘Living Large‘ which is supposed to be about obesity in the US. Now, I am an NPR listener from way back. I have fond memories of childhood with All Things Considered on in the background while my father and I cooked dinner, or waking up to listen to [...]