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I Fuck Fat People I Fuck Fat People

I remember the first time I became consciously aware of my fat attraction. I was sixteen, sitting on the couch with my high school boyfriend watching Ruben Studdard sing “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” on American Idol. My boyfriend was skinny and white, with dyed blue-black hair, and I loved him, as much as an…

A Congealed Mass of Impacted Fat Has Broken Chelsea Sewers A Congealed Mass of Impacted Fat Has Broken Chelsea Sewers

More good news from England, everyone! Not only is the Duchess Kate about to have a baby, but Fatberg, a 10-ton mass of lumpy fat globules and the bloated and soiled remains of wet wipes, has been removed from a Chelsea sewer...which it had just broken.

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Make People Lose Weight So Shut Your Piehole 'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Make People Lose Weight So Shut Your Piehole

You often see a refrain in the comments of posts about how maybe fat people are humans and don't deserve to be harassed or pestered or treated like lazy scum: "But if we're not mean, fatties will think it's ok to be fat! It's for their own good!" Well, guess what: treating people like shit doesn't actually make them…

Pelt Yourself With Hash Browns: The Esquire Guide for Portly Men Pelt Yourself With Hash Browns: The Esquire Guide for Portly Men

There comes a time in every man's life when he, even if just for a second, wants to dress well for some reason or other. And sometimes that man is fat and wants some good advice. So he opens the pages of esquire and reads about how he should wear muumuus and onesies instead of shirts and slacks. Because he's fat.…

My Body Is Undisciplined and I Deny Myself Nearly Everything I Desire My Body Is Undisciplined and I Deny Myself Nearly Everything I Desire

I watched the first few seasons of The Biggest Loser avidly. The show offered the ultimate fat girl fantasy—go to a "ranch" for a few months, and under the pressure of intense personal trainers, low caloric intake, the manipulations of reality show producers and the constant surveillance of television cameras, lose…

Candy Shop Offers Free Fat Tuesday Fudge to Anyone Over 300 lbs Candy Shop Offers Free Fat Tuesday Fudge to Anyone Over 300 lbs

Ah, Fat Tuesday, when Americans nowhere near New Orleans suddenly decide they simply must get in on the Mardi Gras fun. For instance: A Missouri candy shop is offering fudge to anyone who weighs more than 300 pounds.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Getting Older How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Getting Older

I'm 34. I'm fat. I'm not married. I'm childless. And for those of you whose first instinct was to go "Awww" — are you kidding me? Save your deep concern for the homeless and the terminally ill, will you? Geez.

Woman Can't Have Kids After Gastric Bypass, Still Happy to Be Thin Woman Can't Have Kids After Gastric Bypass, Still Happy to Be Thin

A woman named Jill Strasburg appeared on Oprah in 2005 to confront her fat-phobic father for being a giant garbagey dickweed rather insensitive about her weight. She was the youngest of his children, her father, Kirk, explained, and always the fattest. She was always chubby, always bigger. Childhood photos reveal a…

The Complete Guide to Never Ever Ever Getting Fat The Complete Guide to Never Ever Ever Getting Fat

BUMMER ALERT, HAIRLESS PRIMATES! New research suggests that keeping yourself warm might be making you fat. You see, when the external temperature drops, your body burns more calories in order to warm itself—6% more calories, to be exact, according to Dutch researchers—but when you crank up the central heating to 72,…

UK Hospital Staff Wear Fat Suits to Better Understand Obese Patients UK Hospital Staff Wear Fat Suits to Better Understand Obese Patients

One thousand people at hospital in the UK are being trained in a program that involves wearing a special bariatric suit.

French Women and Thinness: 'If You Are Fat, You Won't Get That Job' French Women and Thinness: 'If You Are Fat, You Won't Get That Job'

Finally, an article that punctures the infuriating cottage industry that has sprung up around French women telling us Americans that we too can be "naturally thin," if only we had the self-control to stop stuffing our faces with MacDo.

Here's What It Feels Like to Be a Fat Person on a Plane. Here's What It Feels Like to Be a Fat Person on a Plane.

On a crack-of-dawn flight from New York City to Seattle recently, I had my first ever, um, altercation with a seat mate. I'd almost missed the plane—I was that person staggering on board just before the doors closed—and I'm sure he thought he was going to have the row all to himself. I flashed him an apologetic smile…

Buzz Off, Special K, We Don't Need Your Lecture on Fat Talk Buzz Off, Special K, We Don't Need Your Lecture on Fat Talk

Ladies! Special K (the cereal brand, not the drug) has a very special message for all of you. It's come to their attention that 93 percent of women are engaging in "fat talk." And that's bad. It's so bad, in fact, that Special K has launched an entire ad campaign, complete with Tyra Banks as spokesperson, devoted to…

Fit Mom to Curvy Girl: You Can 'Just Tell' If a Person Is Unhealthy Fit Mom to Curvy Girl: You Can 'Just Tell' If a Person Is Unhealthy

Over the weekend, CNN put fat-shamey exercise enthusiast Maria Kang — aka Fit Mom or "What's Your Excuse" mom — on the air with Chrystal Bougon, owner of Curvy Girl lingerie. Spoiler alert: Once again, Kang was terrible.

The FDA Is Trying to Ban Artifical Trans Fats The FDA Is Trying to Ban Artifical Trans Fats

The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to almost completely eliminate trans fats from the food supply. They've submitted a proposal available for public comment in which partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) which are responsible for trans fats would no longer be "generally recognized as safe." Somewhere, Mayor…

Halloween Jerk to Hand Out Notes Telling Trick or Treaters They're Fat Halloween Jerk to Hand Out Notes Telling Trick or Treaters They're Fat

A local busybody in Fargo, North Dakota has decided to take America's child obesity epidemic on herself this Halloween by only giving candy to the trick or treaters she deems thin enough to deserve candy. The rest of the kids — those the woman deems "moderately obese" — get notes telling their parents to stop having…

'Healthy Obese' Is Possible, But Maybe Not Forever 'Healthy Obese' Is Possible, But Maybe Not Forever

As many as a third of obese adults are considered metabolically healthy, meaning they have normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels and show no signs of developing diabetes. Still, they're considered a medical mystery, but new research has shed some light on why some people can be healthy at any size, while others…

Rebel Wilson Is Fat on 'Super Fun Night' Rebel Wilson Is Fat on 'Super Fun Night'

Super Fun Night—the sitcom starring Rebel Wilson that premiered on ABC last night—seems to ask the question: how many fat chick jokes can be squeezed into 22 minutes? The answer: 13.

Woman Recounts Heartbreaking Story of Growing Up Fat Woman Recounts Heartbreaking Story of Growing Up Fat

Wow, this is a tough listen. I want to give little VJ all the hugs.

Here's the First Plus-Sized Show in the History of Fashion Week Here's the First Plus-Sized Show in the History of Fashion Week

Eden Miller presented the Spring/Summer 2014 collection for her clothing line Cabiria last week. This small designer wouldn't necessarily be the subject of much talk, except that her line was the first to show at New York Fashion Week that featured clothing exclusively for plus-sized women.

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