Looking for a story about someone’s life that may reflect your own? These memoirs by fat authors will resonate with readers with stories about bullying, struggling with—and sometimes unlearning—internalized fatphobia, and—in more than one instance—developing self-love that turns into a fight for body positivity and plus size lives everywhere. Some authors are known body justice […]
We humbly present you with a few books for a course in Fat History 101. These books, researched and written by credentialed historians, anthropologists, and other experts, illuminate the social history of fat bodies.
The needs of fat students cannot continue to be ignored. A small desk tells every fat student on campus that they are not welcome. It is one more piece of evidence that something is wrong with them, and they don’t belong. Instead, college and university leadership must take steps to increase the accessibility of their spaces, especially classrooms.
This series on campus accessibility will detail common problems plus-size people experience and offer solutions for colleges and universities to implement.